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Yachay Wasi, Inc.

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Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: Lead Partner since 2005 of Recovery of the Circuit of Four Lakes in the Peruvian Andes, a Water and sanitation project and Campaign of planting native trees. Member of the mountain Partnership since May 2009
Affiliation with other organizations: None at present. Past involvement: NGO Committee on the International Year of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1991 - 1994). Co-founding officers were members, prior to incorporation of Yachay Wasi, at creation of this NGO Committee. NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (1995 - 2002). Yachay Wasi's representative was Treasurer (1995 thru 2000), then Vice-Chair (2000 thru 2002) of this NGO Committee. Yachay Wasi resigned in May 2002 and is no longer a member.
Publications: Book: Creation, Evolution and Eternity by Eliane Lacroix-Hopson, 2001 Newsletter: Yachay Wasi Simin (The Voice of Yachay Wasi) since 1994 thru 2004: 4 times per year. 2005 thru 2007: 1 per year (lack of staff & funds) Latest newsletter: besides hard copy, it is also on website.
Statements or documents submitted
Commission on Sustainable Development:
Statement in Archives of Yachay Wasi website (scroll down): http://www.yachaywasi-ngo.org/inkach3.htm