Prior consultation in Latin AmericaSymposium

Symposium: Prior consultation in Latin America – The Case of Bolivia

Legal Anthropological Experience in the Field of Indigenous Peoples

Contemporary manifestations of neo-colonialism in the form of liberal market fundamentalism have facilitated the expansion of multinational corporations and foreign investment. As a consequence of influential farming and forestry industries as well as extractive operations, indigenous peoples around the world have been dispossessed of their land, territories and natural resources. Resulting from long-lasting negotiations the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIPs) was adopted by the UN General …