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Sur - Revista Internacional de Direitos Humanos

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Abstract

COURTIS, Christian. Notes on the implementation by Latin American countries of the ILO Convention 169 in indigenous peoples. Sur [online]. 2008, vol.4Selected edition, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1806-6445.

This article presents some cases that are emblematic of the application of the International Labour Organisation's Convention 169 concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, by courts of Latin America. It discusses: a limited number of cases that cover various topics and represent the distinct countries of the region; and the regional court of human rights - the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. These cases are highlighted either according to their subject, by the innovative insight they offer, or by the relevance of their consequences. Before outlining these cases, however, some clarifications are presented which might be useful in explaining the material set forth below and the context in which the material should be situated

Keywords : Convention 169; ILO; Indigenous and Tribal Peoples; Courts; Latin America; International Treaties Applicatio.

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