Fifth Abya Yala Summit of the Americas Sponsored by The Four Worlds Foundation

The Fifth Abya Yala Summit took place on April 9th and 10th, 2014, an event that paralleled the Seventh Summit of the Americas (Nations) held in Panama City and the Same time.Over 300 Indigenous leaders from the 7 Indigenous Nations of Panama, of the 12 Congresses or Traditional Councils participated in the Summit. Brothers and sisters from Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia and Peru also participated. Topics covered; Territory, Free, Prior & Informed Consent, Climate Justice, Indigenous Governance, and Spirituality. Indigenous leaders held a peaceful march to the main site of the Seventh Summit of the Americas and all we were welcomed by Vice Chancellor Hincapie and Minister Alcibiades Vasquez. and later hey delivered the Declaration of the 5th Anya Yala Summit to the president of Bolivia, Evo Morales.