Publications

National security laws and measures: The impacts on indigenous peoples

The implementation of national security laws, measures, programs and policies results to serious and adverse impacts to the respect for and protection of the individual and collective rights of indigenous peoples as enshrined in various international human rights instruments, national constitutions and laws. After the U.S. government passed its Patriot Act in October 2001, most …

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Learning Lessons and Skills in Indigenous media Advocacy

This report on the Skills Sharing Exchange Program of Indigenous Voices in Asia presents the experiences and lessons learned from good practices in indigenous media advocacy. The overall purpose of this program is to learn from experience and exchange skills through the sharing of expertise in media work. It also aims to gain knowledge and …

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ASEAN Study: VIETNAM

This study provides a brief history of Vietnam’s indigenous peoples and their profile (including population; geographical location; brief information on their economic, social and cultural systems; customary institutions; natural resources management and ethnic minority women), their current legal status, laws, policies, programs and mechanisms applicable to them (including council of ethnic minorities, government agencies, mass …

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ASEAN Study: MALAYSIA

This study provides a profile of indigenous peoples in Malaysia, their customary/political institutions, governance and justice systems, natural resource management, their current legal status, and information including laws, policies, programs, bodies/mechanisms and the indigenous peoples’ issues and needs, development programs that directly apply to, or impact on indigenous peoples. Finally, the conclusion highlights key challenges, …

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ASEAN Study: CAMBODIA

The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) would like to express its deep appreciation for the support extended by IWGIA, not only financially but also the understanding it has given in the face of challenges faced in making this report come to fruition. This study will provide a background history of Cambodia’s indigenous peoples, their profile …

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ASEAN Study: INDONESIA

This study provides a profile of indigenous peoples in Indonesia, their current legal status, and efforts to change and strengthen that status in accordance with international human rights standards. These are accompanied by relevant information including laws, policies, and development programs that directly apply to, or impact on indigenous peoples. Finally, the conclusion highlights key …

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Indigenous Peoples & National Human Rights: Institutions in Asia Good practices and challenges

This publication is a compilation of seven country studies conducted in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines and Thailand, a component of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s project on “Strengthening the Network of Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Asia” with financial support from …

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ASEAN Study: LAOS

This study provides a brief history of Laos indigenous peoples, their profile in the country (including groups of indigenous peoples; population; geographical location; brief information on their economic systems; customary institutions; natural resources management and human rights concerns ), their current legal status in the country, laws, policies, programs and mechanisms applicable to them (including …

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Evaluation Report of Indigenous Voices in Asia Project

This report summarises an evaluation of the project for Indigenous Voices in Asia (IVA) that was conducted by the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) with support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) in 2012-4. In partnership with indigenous organisations in the participating countries; Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, and Thailand, the project conducted training …

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