|“Indigenous Peoples continue to challenge the development model based on resource extraction and market-based models, which fails to recognize that we human beings are an integral part of the natural world, and also fails to respect human rights, including the inherent rights of Indigenous Peoples.”|
—“Indigenous Peoples in Route to the Rio +20 Conference,” Global Preparatory Meeting of Indigenous Peoples, August 22 – 24, 2011, Manaus, Brazil
The International Indian Treaty Council is pleased to be a part of two great events during the upcoming Rio +20 Conference in Brazil. Please click title for more information.
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION, “Standing Together for our Food Sovereignty, Traditional Cultures and Ways of Life” JUNE 17TH – 19TH, 2012, Museu da República, Rua do Catete 153, Catete, cep 22220 000