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16 Days Activism to End Violence against Women

November 25 ‐ November 29 ‐ December 10, 2008 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, November 25 International Day of Women Human Rights Defenders, November 29 International Human Rights Day, December 10 Indigenous Women speak out to End Violence against Women 

Strategy Workshop on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism

Indigenous Peoples engagement to the Association of the South East Asia Nations (ASEAN)  by Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) The ASEAN Indigenous Peoples Strategy Workshop was held on 29-30 October 2008 in Bangkok. In order to engaged more effectively and in an organize fashion, it is deemed to formulate strategies and activities for awareness raising, networking, lobby and advocacy work in the ASEAN states in relation to promotion indigenous peoples’ rights and human rights.   Therefore a strategy workshop is necessary to be involved on the ASEAN human rights mechanism processes as beginning, to draw up a clear position and program ...

Report of Asia Indigenous Peoples of Regional Preparatory Meeting for UNPFII

Introduction   The regional preparatory meeting for UNPFII by Asia Indigenous Peoples has been yearly organized since 2003 (to be checked) in order to come up with the regional positions on the coming session of the UNPFII. For the 6th session of UNPFII, the preparatory meeting was held in Kompong Cham, Cambodia from 17-28, February, 2007 and a total of 54 (to be checked) from 14 (TBC) countries from Asia participated. The meeting was supported by IWGIA and European Commission through AIPP, and held back to back with consultation between Asia Indigenous Peoples’ representatives and Special Rapportuer on situation of fundamental ...

Training for Indigenous Women Leaders on Decision-Making

A training for indigenous women leaders on decision-making, co-organised by Trinnamul Unnayan Sangstha, the Hill Tracts NGO Forum (HTNF) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) was held on August 5-9, 2005 in Ranggamati, Bangladesh. The effort was supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), through the Regional Indigenous Peoples Programme (RIPP) in Bangkok, Thailand.

‘Violence against Indigenous Women in Asia Pacific’

An Asia Pacific Regional NGO Consultation with the  UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, Its Causes and Consequences,  Dr. Yakin Ertürk  and  UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People,  Prof. S. James Anaya  15-16 October 2008  New Delhi, India


Programmes and Recent Projects With the objective of supporting capacity building of indigenous communities, AIPP has been working on a program which comes under three broad divisions. From 2005, these Programs were expanded to a total of seven programmes, namely Advocacy and Networking, Education and Organisation, Research and Information Dissemination, Regional Capacity Building, Strengthening of AIPP, Campaign and Policy Advocacy and Youth Programme.   1.     Advocacy and Networking   Aims at creating space for empowerment. It also aims at providing information on real life experience of local communities on human rights violations by State-sponsored development activities on traditional territories ...

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