Indigenous Groups Give Cautious Welcome to Deal Struck at UN
September 23, 2014The Guardian

Indigenous Groups Give Cautious Welcome to Deal Struck at UN

Governments pledge to consult native groups over projects on indigenous lands and improve access to education and services

Patricia Gualinga, from the Sarayaku community in the Ecuador Amazon, who travelled to the conference with Amazon Watch, was more skeptical about what the new document would bring. "Until now what I have seen and heard is that all presidents have beautiful discourses, but where I come from it just stays on paper and in discourses and not in application."

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