Friday, January 18, 2008

Guatemala 2008 International Indian Treaty Council Conference

The 34th Anniversary
International Indian Treaty Council Conference

April 3 -- 6, 2008
Chimaltenango, Guatemala

"Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:
Upholding Self-determination and Free Prior Informed Consent for Indigenous Peoples"

Commissions and Workshops on:

The UN and OAS Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Nations and Treaty Rights
Responses to Climate Change
Environmental Racism and Toxic Contamination of Indigenous Lands
Indigenous Youth
Impacts of Mining and Resource extraction
Food Security/Food Sovereignty
Using the UN and OAS to hold countries accountable for human rights violations
Cultural Rights and Protection of Sacred Sites… and more

For more information:

Email to: Conferencia2008@trea...

Additional contacts:
Francisco Cali:
francisco@trea... or franciscocali@hotm...

Andrea Carmen:

Alberto Saldamando: 415-641-4482
Also, see IITC's web page:

Hosted By: CITI GUATEMALA, CEPRODI, Oxlajuj Ajpop de los Ajq'ijab', Defensoría Maya, Asociación Sotzil, CPD, Tzu Kim Pop, Sakbe (partial list).

International Indian Treaty Council/Consejo Internacional De Tratados Indios
"Trabajando por el reconocimiento y los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas"

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