Prior consultation in Latin AmericaSymposium

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

Prior Consultation in Colombia: Paradoxes of Inclusion through Tribalization

After a five-decades-old internal conflict that hurts mainly rural areas, Colombia is currently one of the most unequal countries in the world (12º place by Gini index of family income). It has one of the highest homicide rates worldwide (10º place in 2013, with an average of 80 massacres per year from 1980 to 2012) and around six million people have been forcibly displaced, ranking as the second largest internal …