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Equitable Origin (EO) and the Red Indígena de Turismo de México Asociación Civil (RITA) Partner to Strengthen Indigenous Rights

 

(En español más abajo).

On July 28, 2020, Equitable Origin (EO) and the Red Indígena de Turismo de México Asociación Civil (RITA) signed a Cooperation Agreement to strengthen indigenous rights in Mexico. The purpose of this agreement is to identify and develop synergies with respect to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC), sharing knowledge and experience, and providing support to the Indigenous Rights and Resource Hub Project (el Centro de Fortalecimiento para los Derechos Indígenas or CEFO Indígena in Spanish).

RITA is a network of community organizations with indigenous identity, made up of 100 organizations based in 17 states in Mexico and comprising 17 indigenous communities.

Webinar: “Access to Emergency Funds by Indigenous Peoples: Available Resources and Access Mechanisms”

 

 

On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Equitable Origin, in collaboration with the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA) hosted a virtual seminar on "Access to Emergency Funds by Indigenous Peoples: Available Resources and Access Mechanisms".

The COVD-19 pandemic has increased the challenges and vulnerability of the more than 600 indigenous communities living in the Amazon basin.

The Right to Health of Indigenous Peoples and Nature

Several years ago, Ecuador announced to the world that it had recognized the rights of nature in its new Constitution, declaring Mother Nature as a subject of law, which would serve to protect the environment. In practice, this has remained a proclamation, and from the outset, the effective application of this law has been very challenging.

Equitable Origin and CRIPX Sign Cooperation Agreement to Strengthen Indigenous Rights in Mexico

April 2020 Mexico - Equitable Origin and the indigenous organization The Consejo Regional y Popular de Xpujil (CRIPX) signed a Cooperation Agreement to support indigenous rights in Mexico. The partnership will help Equitable Origin implement the Center for Strengthening Indigenous Rights (Resource Hub) which we are developing in partnership with the Coordinadora de las Organizaciones Indígenas de la Cuenca Amazónica (COICA).

CRIPX is an intercultural organization that works actively in the State of Campeche, in the Calakmul region.

Los Pueblos Indígenas, Derecho a la Salud y el COVID19 en la Amazonía

Igualdad e inclusión en las medidas del Estado para afrontar el COVID19

4 de abril 2020 - En Perú, el Estado ha tomado medidas para afrontar las consecuencias de la pandemia del Coronavirus (COVID19). Hoy vivimos en medio de medidas de aislamiento social obligatorio, protocolos de salud, la educación desde casa de manera virtual, bonos económicos para las familias pobres, congelamiento de deudas financieras, dotación de alimentos.

EO and AIDESEP Cooperation Agreement to Strengthen Indigenous Rights

Form left to right: Pablo Yépez, Soledad Mills, Lizardo Cauper Pezo, Delfina Catip Tawan, Bruno Taborga, and Martin Vásquez

Equitable Origen (EO) and the Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana (AIDESEP) signed an inter-institutional cooperation agreement on February 4th 2020. The meeting was held at the AIDESEP headquarters in Lima, Peru.