Statements

Statement on the International Youth Day 2020

12th August 2020 Since the declaration of the International Youth Day by the General Assembly, every year on the 12 August, youths and youth organizations around the world celebrate this special day through organizing diverse events. We, Indigenous People in Asia, believes that the observation of the International Youth Day drives the Indigenous Youths to …

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Statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020

9th August 2020 It was on the 9th of August 1982 that the first session of the Working Group on Indigenous Population was held. Subsequently, this same day (9th August) was declared as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 23 December 1994. At the outset, I would like to congratulate our Indigenous …

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Joint Open Letter to Foreign Governments 21 July 2020

Your excellencies, We, the undersigned 33 civil society organizations and multi-stakeholder initiatives, representing both companies and civil society, urge the Governments of Australia, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America to echo the European Union (EU) in its …

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HLPF: Indigenous Women’s Collective Statement For High Level Political Forum 2020

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) in collaboration with Asia Indigenous Women Network (AIWN), Bai Indigenous Women’s Network, Philippines, International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI), MADRE, National Indigenous Women’s Federation (NIWF), Nepal, OHCHR Regional Office for South-East Asia, PEREMPUAN AMAN, Indonesia and VOICE organized a formal virtual side event on ‘Indigenous Women in COVID-19 to SDGs achievement: …

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Philippines: IPs group to NCIP, PH gov’t: ‘Stop the denial. Vote for UN probe’

Press Release June 30, 2020 Having doubts about the UN report on the Philippines? Then join us in urgently inviting its investigative body to visit the Philippines. This was the challenge of Katribu Kalipunan ng Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas (National Alliance of Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines) International Officer Beverly Longid to the National Commission …

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Joint Statement of Network of Indigenous Women’s in Asia (NIWA) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)

COVID-19 Pandemic Multiplies Burden and Vulnerabilities of Indigenous Women in Asia The COVID-19 pandemic has threatened humanity and wellbeing globally. The severity of its impact to Indigenous Peoples, especially Indigenous Women and girls, Indigenous persons with disability and the elderly are disproportionate and grave in Asia. They are facing aggravated health risks, food insecurity, loss …

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AIPP is appalled by the blowing up of the 46,000 years-old sacred site of the Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura Peoples

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) is shocked to learn about the blowing up of the 46,000-year-old sacred cave of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura(PKKP) peoples on May 24th, 2020. The sacred cave destroyed is a heritage with historical significance not just for the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and PKKP peoples but for the global society …

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7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development: Statement on Linking National, Regional, and Global Dimensions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

STATEMENT OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES CONSTITUTUENCY ON THE SESSION; ‘Linking National, Regional, and Global Dimensions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ May 20, 2020 I am Guangchunliu Gangmei from Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and here is the statement from Indigenous Peoples constituency. Despite the strong global commitment by States to achieve the SDGs, …

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7th Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development: Statement on the Review of regional progress on SDGs five years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

STATEMENT BY THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES MAJOR GROUP FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT- IPMG Review of regional progress on SDGs five years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda “Accelerating action and delivery of the 2030 Agenda in Asia and the Pacific” I am Rhoda Dalang, from Center for Development Program in the Cordillera, delivering the statement on …

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