On 7-15 November 2013, government representatives from the institutions responsible for protecting the indigenous rights and health in ACTO Member Countries participated in a technical mission to the Tagaeri-Taromenane Intangible Zone in Yasuni National Park. The expedition was coordinated by the Office for Precautionary Measures as counterpart for the program “Strategic Framework for Developing a Regional Agenda for the Protection of Indigenous Peoples Living in Voluntary Isolation and Initial Contact” developed by the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) with support from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
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Newsletter – Brazil: Javari Valley (Field Missions – Coord. Indigenous Affairs)
In November 2012, for the first time a group of specialists and technicians in the field of protection of isolated indigenous peoples and in initial contact, from ACTO Member Countries participated in a field mission in the Javari Valley, in the Brazilian Amazon. The Technical Exchange Mission was conducted within the context of the program: Strategic Framework to develop a regional agenda for the protection of indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation and initial contact of ACTO, with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).