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.

CHIRAPAQ urges compliance with quarantine but recommends support measures for indigenous people

Ten regions in Peru will be under social immobilization and transport restrictions starting this Sunday, January 31.

Participation of indigenous women in the design of public policy is requisite for its success

Tarcila Rivera Zea, expert member of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, made this declaration in the Summit on Population and Development that will take place in Nairobi.

Online platform that closes the gap between UN and Indigenous Peoples to be launched is a website that promotes access to the Permanent Forum recommendations on indigenous issues that should be implemented by States.

COP24: Indigenous women call to defend Mother Earth at climate conference

With a spiritual ceremony, the Indigenous Peoples Caucus and the Women and Gender Constituency celebrated Indigenous Women’s Day during COP24, in Poland.

UN Permanent Forum will analyze the exercise of territorial rights of indigenous peoples

Indigenous leaders of the world will debate for two weeks to address recommendations to the Member States.

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.

Participation of indigenous women is key to face climate change

Female Leaders from all continents called for greater participation in COP23

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.

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.

CHIRAPAQ is recognized for its contribution to education

Ministry of Education awarded merit to support indigenous youth in rural schools in Loreto.

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.