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TITLE OF THE RESEARCH THESIS PROPOSAL: Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples DIRS DOCTORATE PROGRAMME : Human Rights HOST RESEARCH UNIT (website link): Pedro Arrupe Institute of Human Rights -rights BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE INTEREST OF THE RESEARCH THESIS PROPOSAL: One of the major developments in the field of human rights, both at domestic and at international level, has been the progressive recognition of indigenous peoples as subjects of rights rather than as mere objects of protection. Against the background of the historical injustices and structural exclusion suffered by indigenous peoples, International Human Rights Law has become a useful tool to advance their rights and to promote their own views of justice. MAIN RESEARCH AIMS: -To analyze the scope of the evolution of the rights of indigenous peoples -To identify the main obstacles to the effective implementation of their human rights -To develop means and strategies to be used by indigenous peoples to defend their rights both at domestic and at international level THESIS DIRECTOR(S): Felipe Gómez Isa EXCELLENCE 5 Main academic publications related to the topic (impact factor or other quality assessment criteria): - GÓMEZ ISA, Felipe: “Cultural Diversity, Legal Pluralism, and Human Rights from an Indigenous Perspective: The Approach by the Colombian Constitutional Court and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights”,

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