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IIPFCC Statement on Shared Vision under AWG LCA

International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) Copenhagen, 7 December 2009   Statement on Shared Vision under AWG LCA   Delivered by Ms. Joan U Carling, Co-Chairperson- IIPFCC    The International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) here in Copenhagen, which unites indigenous peoples’ representatives from all over the world, urges the Conference of Parties (COP) and all other bodies under the UNFCCC to abide by their commitments to achieve a legally binding agreement in this meeting to effectively reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are destroying our Mother Earth.  We join the urgent call and appeals of peoples ...

Urgent Appeal

Urgent support needed for Mangyan Indigenous Peoples and Mindoro communities of the Philippines in their hunger strike against Norwegian Intex Resources Nickel Mining Project. Recently, the Environmental Clearance Certificate (ECC) issued to Norwegian-based Intex Resources dated October 14, 2009 was temporarily revoked on November 27th under DENR Special Order No. 2009-921 pending completion of a thorough and impartial investigation that will validate all allegations attendant to INTEX ECC. An Investigation Team will be created to be composed of independent experts chosen by the Provincial Governments of Oriental and Occidental Mindoro and the DENR, which will also include representatives from the ...

Statement of IIPFCC

STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES FORUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE -September 28, 2009 STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES FORUM ON CLIMATE CHANGE DELIVERED BY ESTEBANCIO CASTRO DIAZ, CO-CHAIR AT THE OPENING PLENARY OF SEVENTH SESSION OF AWG-LCA BANGKOK, THAILAND 28 September 2009   Thank you Mr. Chair for allowing the Indigenous Peoples to deliver a statement at this opening plenary. However, indigenous peoples concerns and views have not been seriously addressed in the climate negotiation processes, least of all those from indigenous women and youth.

AIPP sends Letter of Concern

With reference to the attempted murder of Ms. Anjali Daimary, the AIPP has condemned the dastardly act of the miscreants and has submitted a letter of concern to the following authorities in India:  1) Chairperson of the Assam State Human Rights Commission  2) Chief Minister of Assam  3) National Human Rights Commission of India  4) Prime Minister of India  5) Home Minister of India  Sub: Letter of concern  The Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (AIPP) strongly condemns the attempted murder of Ms. Anjali Daimary, the President of Boro Women’s Justice Forum (BWJF) and a prominent human rights defender.

Press Statement of NPMHR

Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights Press Statement Thirty one years down the line, on the 9th of September 1978, the Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) was formed based on the universal belief that; “violation of human rights in any part of the world is a threat to the human race as a whole and protection and promotion of human rights anywhere is a concern of all”, and declared to take upon itself the task of initiating organized struggle to protect and promote the basic human rights of the Naga people. It was at a time when Indian ...

JOAS Statement on Agenda 4: 2nd EMRIP

Statement of Jaringan Orang Asal SeMalysia (JOAS) [Indigenous Peoples’ Network of Malaysia] To agenda item 4 Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

PCP Statement on Education: 2nd EMRIP

2nd Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Geneva, Switzerland August 10-14, 2009 Item 3 of the provisional agenda: Study on Lessons Learned and Challenges to Achieve the Implementation of the Right of Indigenous Peoples to Education

Asia IP Caucus Statement on Agenda Item 4(b): 2nd EMRIP

Second Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples United Nations Geneva, Switzerland August 10-14, 2009 Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples' Caucus Agenda Item: 4 (b): Adjudication, Remedies, Repatriation, Redress and Compensation

AIPP submission to 2nd meeting of EMRIP

2nd Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) 10-14 August 2009, Geneva Report on the Initiatives in the Promotion of the UNDRIP in Asia and Good Practices in the Exercise of Indigenous Peoples Rights