Indigenous & Community Rights

Community rights are the rights of local communities and Indigenous Peoples. These are ancestral and collective rights that can contribute to secure their traditional way of life, and are based on their collective management of Nature (keeping balanced relations in the ecosystems through the sustainable use and conservation of its elements, and improving and discovering the uses of biodiversity); based also in the diversity within the different countries and established as an act of justice and fairness in compensation for the oppression they have been subjected to … read the FoE International position paper on Community Rights (2008)

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