CHIRAPAQ concerned about continued use of racial hate speech during Peruvian elections

Chirapaq demanded that the State act in accordance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

Indigenous peoples are invisible victims in the VRAEM, advocates say

The indigenous association CHIRAPAQ demanded that the Peruvian State defend the life and integrity of the Ashaninka, Kakinte, Matsigenka, Nomatsigenga, and Quechua peoples living in this area.

Indigenous under-representation will prevail in the next Congress

The indigenous association CHIRAPAQ pointed out that electoral candidates are not required to declare their ethnicity before the National Jury of Elections.

CSW session ends at the UN with a pledge to reduce violence against indigenous women

States pledged to promote access of indigenous women to education, health, and
economic resources, including land and natural resources.

Congressional candidates pledge to legislate in order to guarantee indigenous women’s rights

Promoting indigenous women’s social, economic, and political inclusion will be a priority on the legislative agendas of four congressional candidates in the April 11 elections.

More than 700 indigenous girls were victims of sexual violence in Peru in the last two years

CHIRAPAQ warns that the second wave of coronavirus would increase the risk of pregnancies among Andean and Amazonian girls due to confinement measures.

MIDAGRI takes the first step to recognize the contributions of indigenous women

As the creation of the Rural Women’s Directorate is announced, CHIRAPAQ recommends considering the gender and ethnicity gaps faced by women farmers.

Indigenous Peoples in the face of the political crisis

CHIRAPAQ’s statement regarding the current political situation in Peru.

Indigenous Women exposed to all forms of violence during the COVID-19 pandemic

Report reflects the requests of nearly 25 million indigenous women of the Americas that States ensure their participation in health-emergency responses.

Strongly condemn to persecution of the Philippine government against indigenous rights defenders

Activists Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Joan Carling were included in the list of terrorist groups of the government of Rodrigo Duterte

Róger Rumrrill elected as the new president of CHIRAPAQ

Important expert in the Peruvian Amazon assumes the leadership of our association.

Members of the Ministry of Culture’s consultative commission resign

Eight members of this group of experts resigned following the government’s decision to pardon Alberto Fujimori.

Sharing our achievements in a year of many challenges

To indigenous peoples, the new year symbolizes the renewal of life. At the start of a new cycle, CHIRAPAQ extends its wishes for peace, hope and prosperity for the year 2018.

Indigenous women worldwide express their sorrow over death of UNFPA director

Babatunde Osotimehin died suddenly on Monday at his home at the age of 68.

Committee was created to support peruvian indigenous leader at the UN

Preparatory meeting will be organized to ensure indigenous participation during the next session at the United Nations in New York.

World Environment Day 2017

Global pledge by the members of the Indigenous Partnership for Agrobiodiversity and Food Sovereignty.

Indigenous peoples demand measures for their economic development during UN meeting

The Peruvian activist, Tarcila Rivera Zea, remarked the necessity to promote equal opportunities for indigenous men and women.

Peru reinstates Indigenous Health Directorate

By a supreme Decree the Ministry of Health reestablishes agency in charge of indigenous issues

UN expert criticizes elimination of Indigenous Health Directorate

Tarcila Rivera Zea demanded president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski its immediate restitution.

Ministry of Culture creates a council of experts

The members of the Advisory Committee on Culture will contribute to defining policies in this sector.

Peruvian artist wins FAO contest

Works reflects on the unique connection that indigenous peoples have with nature.

Forty years of fighting hunger

Indigenous association celebrates alliance with The Hunger Project on the occasion of its anniversary.

Trump revives indigenous protest against oil pipelines

Construction endangers the environment and the life of the Sioux people.

Indigenous Women join the march against Trump

CHIRAPAQ sends a message of solidarity with our sisters from the North.

National census will reveal ethnic diversity of the peruvian population

Census will include ethnic self-identification questions. Government formalized an advisory commission, where indigenous and Afro-Peruvian leaders represent ethnic groups.

Peru nominates indigenous woman leader to the UN

Tarcila Rivera Zea, Quechua leader, was nominated as candidate to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

World Indigenous Peoples play their last cards during COP21

Indigenous leaders state that world’s biodiversity would be at risk if indigenous rights are not included in the Paris Agreement.

More than a thousand indigenous Shawi flood victims need help in Loreto

Twelve indigenous Sahwi communities have yet to receive aid after overflow in Loreto. Join us to help them.

In memory of the legacy of Tonya Gonnella-Frichner

Tonya Gonnella Frichner , Onondaga indigenous peoples leader of the United States, passed away at the age of 67 years old after a hard battle with cancer.

Portrayal of women in Peruvian TV drama center of controversy

The UN’s anti-racism body CERD calls for Peru to cancel popular comic character on television.

Keeping tradition alive

Work is underway to preserve the traditional arts and crafts of the Yanesha women of Peru. By Stitch, creating with fabric+thread.

Indigenous women request states to adopt an economic system that respects Nature

The world’s female indigenous leaders point out that natural-resource exploitation is not only unsustainable, but a threat to their lives.

Indigenous women request UN to nominate a facilitator for world-level meeting

American indigenous female leaders requested the UN to nominate a representative of their peoples at the next conference.

The earth is our mother

A message from indigenous women for the union of human beings with the Earth and their spiritual rebirth.

Indigenous Women Seek for their Representative

Indigenous organizations are invited to nominate a representative of women for the World Conference of Indigenous Peoples.

Rights for us mean forests for all

Communities are are able to significantly outperform government agencies in preventing deforestation.

Indigenous short film competes in on-line film festival

CHIRAPAQ’s documentary explores the difficulties encountered by indigenous peoples in the face of a changing climate.

Peru rolling back indigenous law in win for mining sector

Deputy Minister Iván Lanegra plans to quit in the next few days due to controversy over entitlement of the right to prior consultation by Andean peoples.

Forests are a source of health and nourishment

The Oxapampa Asháninka – Yánesha Biosphere Reserve is the natural pharmacy and pantry of indigenous peoples.

Indigenous families protect the biosphere reserve in Oxapampa

The Yánesha people protect native timber species endangered by illegal felling.

Weaving our history

In Peru, Yánesha women still retain numerous coloured varieties of cotton which are in danger of disappearing a result of the retreat of the forest.

The Future We Want

Outcome of Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. 20-22 June 2012.

Kari-Oca II Declaration

Outcome of the Indigenous Peoples Global Conference on Rio+20 and Mother Earth Kari-Oka Village, at Sacred Kari-Oka Púku.

Lima Declaration For the Life of the Mother Nature and Humankind

Final statement of the II Latin American Summit on Climate Change and its Impact on Indigenous Peoples.

Yanesha women revive traditional dyeing with innovative designs

The First Yánesha Exhibition and Fair revealed the beauty of Amazonian textiles and the skills of the women who keep this art alive.

Call to stop violence and appeal for indigenous international intermediation in the Bolivian Amazon

Joint ECMIA and COICA statement addressed to indigenous wise elders and representatives in the United Nations Permanent Forum of Indigenous Issues.

25 Years for Our Peoples and Cultures

CHIRAPAQ, which for the Quechua people of Ayacucho means “flashing of stars”, arose 25 years ago, when our country was disrupted with intense internal violence.

Call for urgent insitu mediation

ECMIA – South America statement calling for urgent mediation of the United Nations to stop the violence in the Peruvian Amazon.