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Internet in the Amazon allows Indigenous communities to act promptly on COVID-19

In 2020, Indigenous Amazonian communities implemented a self-imposed lockdown as protection against the rapid spread of COVID-19. During the lockdown, recently-installed satellite Internet proved to be a lifesaver. Through this Internet connectivity, the Indigenous representative organisation,



Cuando decide apoyar nuestro trabajo, está contribuyendo a promover y proteger los derechos de los pueblos indígenas en el mundo. Tanto si desea hacer  una donación única, aportar una donación mensual o hacerse miembro de IWGIA, le agradecemos su apoyo.


Cop 17: Implement safeguards on REDD Plus, indigenous caucus demands

The recognition of rights, including rights to land, territories and resources, and Free, Prior Informed Consent is crucial for indigenous peoples as this will rectify the violation of their rights in the implementation of climate change solutions.

Dreams Coming True... An Indigenous Health Programme in the Peruvian Amazon

This is an unusual book about an unusual project in the Peruvian Amazon. It focuses on the extraordinary achievements the indigenous movement in the Upper Amazon has accomplished in establishing its own alternative health service. The book exposes a kaleidoscopic view of this fascinating




IWGIA - International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs - is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting and defending Indigenous Peoples’ rights. Read more.

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Indigenous World

IWGIA's global report, the Indigenous World, provides an update of the current situation for Indigenous Peoples worldwide. Read The Indigenous World.

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DK 1422 Copenhagen
Phone: (+45) 53 73 28 30
E-mail: iwgia@iwgia.org
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