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Fully Funded Dejusticia Global Indigenous Workshop 2019

Fully Funded Dejusticia Global Indigenous Workshop 2019

Fully Funded
Country: Colombia
City: Bogotá
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The Center for Law, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia) invite indigenous leaders from around American, Asia, and Africa. Further,  to participate in the Third Global Indigenous Workshop, which will take place in December 2019 in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Moreover, A group of 15 indigenous leaders is to travel to the territory of the Sarayaku, a community in the south-central region of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Further,  The categories of the Sarayaku are by their struggle against industries that, without prior consultation, attempt to explore and exploit petroleum in their jungle.
The workshop, which will last one week, seeks to build networks between indigenous communities.  As well as provide an environment in which members of distinct communities can share strategies for responding to common challenges.

In Addition, This year, participants will discuss a topic of universal concern: the fight against climate change and extractive industries to protect forests and jungles. This theme was inspired by the concept of the “living jungle” or Kawsak Sacha, developed by the Sarayaku community.


  • Build networks between indigenous activists and organizations in the Global South
  • Strengthen participants’ abilities in analysis, activism, and mobilization through training sessions and collective reflection on these topics
  • Further, Create a global strategy for promoting and defending territories and “living jungles.”


Covering cost of

  • trip,
  • transportation,
  • housing,
  • workshop materials
  • food


  • To participate, you must be a leader of an indigenous community from the Americas (including the United States and Canada), Africa or Asia, with prior experience in the defense of community rights.
  • Also, be between 25 and 40 years of age,  affiliate with an indigenous community organization.
  • Likewise, you must be interested in improving and building knowledge around the defense and protection of the rights of indigenous communities, enhancing networks of solidarity between different causes and participating in a long term legal and political strategy.


Type of Opportunity Miscellaneous
Deadline30 June,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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