|REPRESENTATION (article 24) - 2005 - GUATEMALA - C169 ---- Report of the Committee set up to examine the representation alleging non-observance by Guatemala of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), made under article 24 of the ILO Constitution by the Federation of Country and City Workers (FTCC)
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OPINION CONSULTIVA RELATIVA AL CONVENIO 169 SOBRE PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS Y TRIBALES EN PAISES INDEPENDIENTES Y CONVENIO No. 169 (OIT)
EXPEDIENTE 199-95 CORTE DE CONSTITUCIONALIDAD:
Guatemala, dieciocho de mayo de mil novecientos noventa y cinco I. SOLICITUD DE OPINION CONSULTIVA:
(Amending part of the decision No. 08019 of 8 September 2000, in the sense that the invalidity of the Tender No. 1-97 LP to the company MKJ XPLORATION Inc., affects only land Blocks 2 and 4 in the territories that are covered for Indian reservations.)
SALA CONSTITUCIONAL DE LA CORTE SUPREMA DE JUSTICIA. San José, a las quince horas con quince minutos del diez de noviembre del dos mil.-
(failure to consult with indigenous people prior to issuing oil concession violates due process, respect for fundamental rights of the indigenous peoples concerned, leaving it impossible to be able to defend the natural environment of their land and their right to act with a guarantee of their quality of life; annulling award of oil concession)
(see November 2000 opinion, which modifies the decision in this case)
(law constituting board overseeing CONAI is unconstitutional because it is impossible for indigenous peoples have adequate representation that will allow them to effectively influence decisions that will impact them)
EXP. Nº 4320-P-92 Nº2253-96 SALA CONSTITUCIONAL DE LA CORTE SUPREMA DE JUSTICIA. San José, a las quince horas treinta y nueve minutos del catorce de mayo de mil novecientos noventa y seis.
(Costa Rican government violated its duties under articles 2.1, 4, 6 and 33 of ILO Convention No. 169 when it made dramatic cuts in the budget of the agency responsible for overseeing indigenous issues and failed to consult with indigenous groups prior to doing so). Voto No. 3515-97 (Exp. No. 6667-S-96) de la SALA CONSTITUCIONAL DE LA CORTE SUPREMA DE JUSTICIA. San José, a las quince horas doce minutos del día veinticuatro de junio de mil novecientos noventa y siete.