Stand up for Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)* for Human Rights Day 2017

Despite the adoption of Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 10 December 1948, violations against human rights remain unabated and for indigenous peoples, we continue to face the systemic, structural and cultural barriers. Our rights were finally recognized through the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in 2007 after more than half a century after the adoption of UDHR. Please, open the attachment to read the full statement 

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Download this file (AIPP-Statement-HRDay_2017_FINAL.pdf)Statement from AIPP on the Human Rights Day[Stand up for Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Statement from AIPP ]476 kB

The Statement from the Indigenous Peoples’ Major Group, The Third UN Assembly on The Environment

UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi Kenya Dec. 4-6, 2017
Indigenous peoples have always regarded our health and wellbeing as intrinsically linked to our natural environment. We have thereby nurtured our territories not only for our health and wellbeing but also for our culture, collective survival and that of the future generation. Please, open the attachment to read the full statement 

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OUTCOME DOCUMENT: The 17th Global Major Group and Stakeholder Forum

OUTCOME DOCUMENT of 17th Global Major Group and Stakeholder Forum 
27-28 November 2017

Disclaimer: this document is the result of two days of exchange of information and rich debates on the several topics of UNEA3 with XX participants from all 9 Major Groups and Regional Representatives. Not all the messages are necessarily reflecting the views of all Major Groups and Stakeholders. We thank the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Stakeholder Branch and XX Foundation for making this happen. Please, click the attachment to read more

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Statement from the Indigenous Peoples’ Major Group, The Third UN Assembly on the Environment

UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi Kenya Dec. 4-6, 2017
Indigenous peoples have always regarded our health and wellbeing as intrinsically linked to our natural environment. We have thereby nurtured our territories not only for our health and wellbeing but also for our culture, collective survival and that of the future generation. Please, open the attachment to read the full statememt

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Download this file (IPMG  Statement for UNEA 3-final .pdf)Statement of the IPMG [Statement from the Indigenous Peoples Major Group in the Third UN Environment Assembly ]268 kB

Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Addressing Implementation gaps of the Paris Agreement through the Local Communities Indigenous Peoples Platform

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) co-organized a side event "Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Addressing Implementation gaps of the Paris Agreement through the Local Communities Indigenous Peoples Platform" on 7 November 2017. The local communities and indigenous peoples’ platform was established by decision 1/CP.21 for the exchange of experience and sharing of best practices on mitigation and adaptation in a holistic and integrated manner. Furthermore, the decision recognizes the need to strengthen knowledge, technologies, practices and efforts of local communities and indigenous peoples relating to addressing and responding to climate change. Please, open an attachment to read the full article 

 

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