Public Policy on Indigenous Peoples in El Salvador

Where
El Salvador
When
2020
Who
Ministry of Culture
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Here are five core strategies within the policy: 1) social development, 2) economic development, 3) cultural development, 4) environmental sustainability, and 5) state management. These strategies seek to improve the living conditions for the indigenous population, and to recognize and promote the national cultural heritage of these peoples. The strategies also aim to ensure the sustainability of natural resources, aligned with indigenous peoples' vision, and to promote environmental stewardship and awareness.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

The Ministry of Culture issued resolution MP-004/2017 in the year 2017 to establish specific protection and safeguarding measures for the conservation of the Nahuat language. This resolution was developed in a joint process with the indigenous population from Santo Domingo de Guzman, Cuisnahuat, Nahuizalco, and Tacuba. In response to this resolution, the Local Committee to Safeguard the Nahuat Language was created in the municipality of Santo Domingo de Guzman.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Ministry of Education
Public Sector
Ministry of Health
Public Sector
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Public Sector
Ministry of the Interior
Public Sector
Ministry of Agriculture
Public Sector
Ministry of Labor and Social Security
Public Sector
Indigenous organizations
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain