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Outcome Documents: Dialogue Meeting on Enhanced IPs Participation at the UN and the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP)

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Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) 2014

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 22 September 2014 [without reference to a Main Committee (A/69/L.1)] 69/2.        Outcome document of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples            The General Assembly            Adopts the following outcome document: Outcome document of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly …

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[UNDP] Social and Environmental Screening Procedure

Social and environmental sustainability are fundamental to the achievement of development outcomes and shall be systematically mainstreamed into UNDP’s Programme and Project Management Cycles. UNDP’s Social and Environmental Standards (SES)1 underpin and demonstrate this commitment. The SES, as approved in June 2014 by UNDP’s Organizational Performance Group and effective 1 January 2015, require that all …

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[UNDP] Social and Environmental Standards

Social and environmental sustainability are cornerstones of human development and poverty reduction. UNDP’s Strategic Plan1 and policy framework articulate the organization’s strategic commitment to promoting sustainable development in all of its development cooperation activities. UNDP’s Social and Environmental Standards (SES) underpin UNDP’s commitment to mainstream social and environmental sustainability in its Programmes and Projects to …

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[UN Global Compact-Good Practice Note] Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and the Role of Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Historically, companies have faced significant challenges when managing their relationships with indigenous peoples. As businesses operate in increasingly remote areas, their ability to act in a manner respectful of the rights of indigenous peoples will only grow in importance. Indeed, companies face particularly acute challenges when operating on or near traditional indigenous lands. This is …

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[FAO Governance of Tenure Technical Guides] Respecting Free, Prior and Informed Consent

The Guidelines state that responsible investments should do no harm, safeguard against dispossession of legitimate tenure right holders and environmental damage, and should respect human rights. This technical guide on Respecting free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) sets out practical actions for government agencies to respect and protect FPIC and for civil society organizations, land …

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THE EQUATOR PRINCIPLES

Large infrastructure and industrial Projects can have adverse impacts on people and on the environment. As financiers and advisors, we work in partnership with our clients to identify, assess and manage environmental and social risks and impacts in a structured way, on an ongoing basis. Such collaboration promotes sustainable environmental and social performance and can …

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[UN-REDD] Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent

“Indigenous peoples” and “forest-dependent communities” are essential to the success of REDD+ given that the majority of the world’s remaining forests in developing countries are located where they live, often within their ancestral and custom­ary lands, and where in most cases they have for centuries played a historical and cultur­al role in the sustainable management …

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[FAO-Voluntary Guidelines] Responsible Governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in the context of national food security

The purpose of these Voluntary Guidelines is to serve as a reference and to provide guidance to improve the governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests with the overarching goal of achieving food security for all and to support the progressive realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food …

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