In words the President reaffirmed what we long for to be: a peaceful country with regard to human rights, which is equal to men and women; Multicultural and multicultural, but we don’t want it to be a lip service.
We must continue in this struggle, and we must continue to construct this public policy with that vision, Alvarado highlighted.
In 2018-2024, the Government of Costa Rica issued guidelines for the public sector with the aim of initiating the so-called 2019-2024 Indigenous Peoples Policy Participation and Cultural Construction Process.
The preparation of this document has been carried out in a joint process between the representatives and the authorities of the tribal communities, in a concerted effort to guarantee and protect the rights of the tribal people, in accordance with the various recognized international traditions and treaties.
In particular, it refers to the 169th Convention of the International Labor Organization on Indigenous and Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
The National Policy for Indigenous Peoples guides state action for the effective implementation of the individual and collective rights of indigenous peoples, ensuring their autonomy, integrity and security.
As only 20 leaders of those communities participated in the assessment at the meeting held at the Presidential Palace, this document will be discussed with the members of the tribal people
On behalf of the Aborigines, Tariana Rodriguez, a representative of the Bribery community, thanked them for taking her voice into account. ‘When do we want those policies to be? We owe it to you (Alvarado) and your government to leave this seed planted, ”he said.
According to Randall Otterola, President of the Republic and Citizens’ Dialogue on Political Affairs, the construction of this policy has become a historic event in favor of the indigenous people.
Coordinator with Indigenous Peoples in this Process This policy is considered a priority by our Deputy Ministry and we are proud to be in the final stages of revising such an important document.
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