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Report on the Human Rights of Ethnic Highland Minorities Thailand 2006

By: Hmong Association for Development in Thailand (MDT), Inter Mountain Peoples Education and Culture in Thailand Association (IMPECT), The Pga K’Nyaw Association for Social and Environmental Development (PASED), Rural Care Foundation, AKHA Foundation, Upland Holistic Development Project (UHDP) Supported by: European Commission (EU) Project, Asia Indigenous People Pact (AIPP) Foundation 

Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights Report

Submitted to: AIPP Thailand Prepared by: NGO-FONIN October 2006 Introduction: This report on Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights aims to assess human rights situation of Indigenous Peoples in Nepal. The basic objective of this is to gather and collate information on the state of the indigenous peoples focussing on their human rights freedom in order to publish a comprehensive report. This has been prepared by NGO-FONIN with financial support and guidelines of AIPP. The report includes objective, methodology, scope/limitation and information analysis and recommendation. The report is based on the secondary and primary information, gathered by visiting and interacting with ...


(Approved by the delegates of the 6th General Assembly of AIPP on 8th September 2012) PROVISION PREAMBLE We, the indigenous peoples’ organizations and movements in Asia having come together in mutual trust and respect for one another; having shared, discussed and deeply reflected on the history, present situation concerns and aspirations of our people; having affirmed our commitment to assert our right to our homeland and ancestral domain; and having declared our right to self determination to protect, utilize and develop our lands territories and resources in ways appropriate to our traditions, values and culture, do ordain and promulgate this ...

Traditional Knowledge and the Convention on Biological Diversity

Gam A. ShimrayMember, Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity CommitteeAsia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) FoundationChiang Mai, ThailandMember, Naga Peoples’ Movement for Human RightsPaper Presentation at the 3rd Regional Indigenous Knowledge and Biodiversity Conference, Lijiang, China, June 2007

Forest Biological Diversity and the Convention on Biological Diversity

Sukhendu Debbarma,Ph.D Introduction: Forest Biological Diversity (FBD) is a broad term referring to all the life forms found within forested areas and the ecological roles they perform. As such, forest biological diversity encompasses not just trees but the multitude of plants, animals and micro-organisms that inhabit forest areas and their associated genetic diversity. Forest biodiversity may be the richest of all biodiversity found in terrestrial ecosystems. Tropical, temperate, and boreal forests offer diverse sets of habitats for plants, animals, and micro-organisms, holding the vast majority of the planet’s terrestrial species. At the same time, forests provide livelihoods for hundreds of ...