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VACANCY- Communications and Visibility Officer

 The Amerindian Peoples Association invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the part time position of Communications and Visibility Officer. Responsibilities:

Ensuring that the Indigenous people of Guyana are involved in the development of the FLEGT /VPA

The need for ensuring more meaningful participation of indigenous peoples in the FLEGT VPA discussions in Guyana, the Amerindian Peoples Association and the Forest Peoples Programme have undertaken a project… 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

You may view and… Continue reading

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 Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) – appalled upon learning of the signing of the land titling and demarcation agreement

On Monday October 21, 2013 the Government of Guyana and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a contract for the Amerindian Land Titling Project under the Guyana/Norway Guyana REDD Investment Fund (GRIF) arrangement. This signing took place during the opening session of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the National Toshaos Council and is heralded by President Donald Ramotar as fulfilling a promise made to the Amerindian people in the PPP’s manifesto. Continue reading

Vacancy: Policy Advisor for the Amerindian Peoples Association

Job title: Policy Advisor Guyana FLEGT VPA

Start date: 24 March 2014

Salary: 174,000 gross

Summary of position:

The Amerindian Peoples Association is seeking a highly motivated, driven and committed individual to fill the position of FLEGT Policy Advisor to work with its project, “Promoting the effective participation of indigenous peoples in the FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement process in Guyana”. This project is being funded under the European Union’s programme “Supporting the participation of civil society organizations and the national private sector federations/entities in FLEGT VPA-related activities – Guyana component”and will run for two years beginning in 2014. Continue reading

Today, Toshao Mario Hastings of Kako Village, Upper Mazaruni faces yet another day in court.

Today, Toshao Mario Hastings of Kako Village, Upper Mazaruni faces yet another day in court. This is the continuation of the injunction brought against his community by miner, Belina Charlie. Continue reading

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