Welcome to the official website for the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Georgetown Guyana.

This website has been established to inform the public about the work of the Ministry on issues affecting Guyanese, especially indigenous peoples, and to provide another useful communication route. It has also been established to provide information about our beautiful country and links to online resources that you may find useful.

Latest News

  • Minister Allicock pleased with construction works on Tertiary Dormitory….

    Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock recently visited the Liliendaal, E.C.D location where the Hinterland Tertiary Student Dormitory is being constructed. Minister Allicock said he eagerly anticipates the completion of this project since it will provide “the accommodation for many many students who will be coming out from the

  • MoIPA and Social Protection continues to collaborate on social issues in Hinterland Villages……

    Forty five indigenous village leaders and councilors from Region 9 (North Rupununi) recently benefitted from a sensitization training of their rights and responsibilities under the Sexual Offences Act, the Domestic Violence Act, the Labour Act and the Combating Trafficking in Persons act. Twenty two leaders from eight communities in the

  • Indigenous Residence receives much needed transportation boost ….

    The Indigenous Residence on Thursday received a significant boost to its daily operations with the injection of a much needed Minibus geared at meeting its transportation needs. During a simple yet significant handing over ceremony at the facility’s Princess Street location on November 26, Vice President and Minister of Indigenous

  • Guyana hosts successful ACTO Regional Technical Health Meeting.

    Recommendations for improving an Indigenous Health Care system in the Border Regions between Brazil, Guyana and Suriname is the principal focus for delegates attending the 2017 Technical Meeting on Health Care which opened on November 9 at the Hotel Amazonas in Lethem, Region 9. Before declaring the meeting opened Vice