Reports

Report of the Secretary-General 8th General Assembly, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

25 March 2021, Chiang Mai, Thailand Over the decades, Asia has experienced rapid economic growth and the overall living standard of its population, lifting millions out of poverty. Yet, across Asia Indigenous peoples still belong to the most marginalized and impoverished sector of society.[1] Further, over the decades, Asia also experienced a transition towards democracy …

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FLASH UPDATE 4: COVID-19, A Special Volume on Indigenous Women and Indigenous Persons with Disabilities

“The UN pointed out exacerbated maternal mortality and morbidity, increased rates of adolescent pregnancies, HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases for women during COVID-19. It is nonetheless difficult to find disaggregated data on Indigenous Women and Indigenous persons with disabilities.”-United Nations 2020. Policy Brief on ‘The Impact of COVID-19 on Women This volume focuses on the …

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Briefing Paper on Business and Human Rights 2020 : BHR Situation of Indigenous Peoples In Asia

The Indigenous Peoples of Asia are high up in the list of targets and victims of human rights violations. Killings, enforced disappearances, arbitrary arrest and detention, intimidation, persecution and violence against Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous women and human rights defenders are increasing, even during this COVID-19 pandemic period. This trend of Indigenous Peoples rights violations is …

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A Rapid Assessment Report: The Impact of COVID 19 and IPs in Bangladesh

Indigenous Peoples of Bangladesh are among those who are highly vulnerable to COVID-19 because of several socio-economic factors. Therefore, the COVID-19 lockdown is disproportionately impacting the economic situation of the Indigenous population, who have already been suffering from severe poverty and further exacerbating the poverty rate as they lose their livelihoods and enter debts. According …

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Asia Regional Report on Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19: Challenges to Achieving the SDGS Submitted to Indigenous Peoples Major Group (IPMG)

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the world, posing a grave threat to life and peace of humanity. The health crisis accompanied by the socioeconomic effects caused by the confinement affecting mobility, livelihoods, income generation, and access to food is having adverse impacts disproportionately on Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disability, and women across the world. …

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Submission by Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and its member organizations and networks in partial response to the ‘Call for inputs Report’ of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to the General Assembly

Impact of COVID-19 on Indigenous Peoples in Asia There are approximately 411 million Indigenous Peoples (IPs) living across Asia who are confronted with an array of vulnerabilities in the face of COVID-19.[1] The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) is closely monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on Indigenous communities across its 14 member countries through continuous …

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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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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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