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Highlights from the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

As we celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples it is important to remember that indigenous peoples everywhere have made significant strides in the recognition of their rights.… Continue reading

A rapid assessment of the underlying causes of forest conflicts in Guyana

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Based on the experiences of Amerindian communities in Guyana, this briefing presents some of the main causes of forest conflicts in the country as well as recommendations… Continue reading

CMP: No agreement on “revisit mechanism” contact group to increase Annex I ambition

Lima, 8 Dec (Hilary Chiew) – By the end of the first week of the climate talks, developed and developing country Parties still could not agree on the way forward… Continue reading

Press Release – May 28, 2014 – Amerindian Peoples Association Sets Record Straight on EU FLEGT Project Finances

Amerindian Peoples Association Sets Record Straight on EU FLEGT Project Finances

 

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) wishes to set the record straight regarding its project, “Promoting the effective participation… Continue reading

Statement to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Thirteenth Session

Joint Statement presented by Laura George to the 13th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Thirteenth Session

New York, 12… Continue reading

UN Permanent Forum of Indigenous – Excerpts – Side Events

Excerpts from the APA Presentation at the UN Permanent Forum of Indigenous Side Event held in New York City, New York, 12 – 23 May, 2014

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Injunction granted to miner against Kako toshao discharged March 26, 2014

Injunction granted to miner against Kako toshao discharged March 26, 2014 · By Staff Writer ·

Justice Sandra Kurtzious yesterday discharged an injunction granted in September 2012 to miner Belina… Continue reading

The APA Has Never Called for a “State within a State” but Instead Respect for Indigenous Rights

Press Statement – June 13, 2013

Recently and even more than before there has been a spate of letters appearing in the Guyana Chronicle leveled at criticizing the work of the Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) and making totally false and malicious statements and assertions about the organization and its Vice President Tony James.  Continue reading

Kid-Rodelo James response – why the women of Aishalton, of Deep South Rupununi blocked an excavator from passing thru their village

A letter written by Kid-Rodelo James, a resident of Aishalton, Deep South in response to various articles published which have sought to question the motive behind the actions of the women’s group in blocking the path of an excavator Continue reading

APA – VP Tony James response to June 7, 2012 allegations in a letter published by the Guyana Chronicle

Today we share with you a letter written by our Vice President Tony James in response to allegations contained in a letter published in the Guyana Chronicle newspaper on June 7. The APA will today issue a response to a letter published in the same newspaper questioning our response to the allegations contained in the June 7 letter. Continue reading

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