Does the participation of indigenous people in the legislative consultation process in Ecuador matter? Case study of water law

Andrés Martínez Moscoso, Víctor G. Aguilar Feijó

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Abstract

This paper focus in the analyses of Ecuadorian pre-legislative consultation like a mechanism of participation of Indigenous Peoples. The document studies the international legislation of Human Right, precedents of Interame - rican Human Rights Court, and national legislation, and Constitutional Sen - tences. Our work take for the study case the Ecuadorian process of Pre-legislative Consultation in the project of Water of Law (2014). The paper makes a qualitative analysis of the participation data during the process with the objective to probe if the opinion of the people which were consulted were considered in the final legislative project.

Translated title of the contributionLa consulta prelegislativa y la participación de los titulares de derechos colectivos: ¿Mito o realidad? Análisis del caso de la Ley de Aguas
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-368
Number of pages34
JournalOBETS
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Consultation and participation of indigenous peoples
  • Ecuador
  • Pre-legislative consultation
  • Rights of indigenous peoples
  • Water law

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