Consolidation of social engagement and empowerment in indigenous communities and peoples

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Ministry for Indigenous Peoples
Key objectives of the measure:

To implement social, economic and tourist projects submitted by communities, communal councils and indigenous communes to strengthen the transfer of power to the indigenous people.

Scope of the measure:
Local, Regional
Nature of the measure:
financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The goal is to strengthen these communities by promoting engagement within the popular power by incorporating organizations, fronts and communal councils to participate in the social development and the inclusion of public policies and programs, consolidating the formation of self-sustainable communities in coordination with local, regional and national public entities. 


Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

As of today, around 97 socio-productive projects have been developed per year.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

No information is available on the matter.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)