Brazilian politicians pushing environmental and rights rollbacks gain direct economic benefits from these policy changes that allow them to produce more agricultural commodities for the global market
Since the establishment of the Forum, many UN bodies have adopted specific policies related to indigenous peoples and developed specific programmes targeting indigenous people
On the final day of the UNFCCC COP23, the Indigenous Environmental Network and its allies face a long road to have Indigenous Rights upheld in Climate Accord.
Only in 2015, a third of the murders related to territorial defense were indigenous leaders from Latin America. This escalation of violence is not accidental, given the fact..