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Indigenous Latin America in the Twenty-First Century

A report by the World Bank, Indigenous Latin America in the Twenty-First Century, shines new light on the situation of Indigenous Peoples across Latin America. The publication finds that, despite important advances, indigenous communities in the region are disproportionately affected by poverty, and continue to face widespread economic and social exclusion. During this webinar, German Freire, the ...view more

About the Presenters

Germán Freire

Germán Freire works as a social development specialist at the World Bank, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He joined the Bank in 2012, and has focused his work since then on safeguards and applied research related to indigenous peoples and Afro-descendants in the Latin America and the Caribbean region, including various aspects of their current status, ethnic minority reparations in post-conflict Colombia, and social conflict and mining in Peru, among others. He led and is main author of a regional report on Indigenous Latin America in the Twenty-First Century and of two reports on conflict resolution and prior consultations in the mining sector of Peru. Before joining the Bank, he served as coordinator of the research unit of the Indigenous Health Bureau of Venezuela, where he helped adapt the national healthcare system to the needs and perspectives of the indigenous population. Germán has a master’s degree and a PhD in anthropology from the University of Oxford, and has published several books and journal articles on medical anthropology, human ecology, and development.

Questions Submitted

Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Dec 2, 2019
Indigenous Latin America in the Twenty-First Century

Monir

- Sep 13, 2019
Indigenous people is an important part of ESF

Monir

- Sep 13, 2019
Indigenous people is an important part of ESF

Waqar Aamir

- Jun 8, 2019
Good

Vedat

- May 17, 2019
Indigenous Latin America in the Twenty-First Century

Arifin

- Mar 30, 2019
Luar biasa

Jafar

- Mar 18, 2019
Sangat Menarik dan Luar biasa

Amit

- Sep 14, 2018
Education, which has been one of the most important advances in the last decade, is one of the solutions proposed in the report, although efforts are needed to increase its quality and make it culturally appropriate and bilingual.

Ki

- Jun 24, 2018
Interesting!

Abdurazak

- Jun 5, 2018
thanks
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