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World: Among the poorest in the world and richest culturally – EU protects rights of Indigenous Peoples

Source: European Commission Country: Colombia, World
There are an estimated 370 million indigenous people worldwide, living across 90 countries. They make up less than 5 per cent of the worldand#39;s population, but account for 15 per cent of the poorest. Nevertheless, indigenous peoples contribute to the diversity and richness of civilizations and cultures and indeed to our common heritage. The EU, together with the rest of the world, celebrates this contribution on International Day for the World’s I

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