April 13, 2021

IMPACT Justice concludes seminar on indigenous peoples in Guyana

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From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Canadian-funded project Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) hosted a seminar on the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with the Indian Law Resource Center on October 9, and with the University of Guyana, a meeting to discuss the formation of a […]

Review people venerated in public places

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From Newsday T&T The Cross Rhodes Freedom Project (CRFP) is calling on Government to set up a commission to examine people who are venerated and memorialised, in public spaces, especially in the capital city of Port-of-Spain. Making the call on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of Independence, the CRFP said, the world is today […]

Guyana: 2017 ANSA Caribbean Awards in Georgetown

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From St Lucia Times If it were not for the Caribbean Awards for Excellence, said Guyana vice-president Sidney Allicock, the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana, and the country itself might not be as well off as they are now. Speaking at the 2017 Anthony N Sabga Caribbean Awards for Excellence in Georgetown on Saturday night, Allicock […]

ILO Director General: Delivering economic and social justice for indigenous and tribal peoples through decent work

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This International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is the first to follow the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement on climate change . These extraordinary achievements have set the international community on a critical path to ending poverty and protecting the planet. The Agenda’s pledge that “no one […]