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OPINION CONSULTIVA RELATIVA AL CONVENIO NÚM. 169 SOBRE PUEBLOS INDíGENAS Y TRIBALES EN PAISES INDEPENDIENTES Y CONVENIO No. 169 (OIT), Exp. 199-95 (Abril 1995)

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:

Costa Rica -- Exp. 00-000543-0007-CO (espanol) (modifying annulment) (11 November 2000)

(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.)

 

Exp: 00-000543-0007-CO

Res: 2000-10075

SALA CONSTITUCIONAL DE LA CORTE SUPREMA DE JUSTICIA. San José, a las quince horas con quince minutos del diez de noviembre del dos mil.-

Exp. 00-000543-0007-CO (espanol) (annulling offshore oil exploration license awarded by government) (8 September 2000)

(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)

Exp. Nº 4320-P-92 Nº2253-96 (espanol) (indigenous representation on CONAI)

(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.

Exp. No. 6667-S-96 Voto No. 3515-97 (CONAI budget) (espanol)

(Costa Rican government violated ILO 169 when it failed to consult with indigenous groups prior to making dramatic cuts in the budget of the agency responsible for overseeing indigenous issues).  Exp.  No.  6667-S-96 Voto No.  3515-97 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.

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