Statements

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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Philippines: Indigenous Peoples will die of hunger not with COVID-19, govt urged for urgent action to deliver socio-economic relief

Media Release: March 29, 2020 Weeks after the Luzon-wide Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was declared on March 16, lockdown had reached to indigenous peoples communities. Three (3) Aeta communities in Floridablanca, Pampanga is placed under ECQ after 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were documented. Close to 1000 families in Aeta villages of Nabuclod, Mawacat, and …

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AIPP’s congratulatory message to new EMRIP member Mr. Dhamai

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) would like to congratulate Mr. Binota Moy Dhamai for his new appointment as a member of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) for 2020 – 2022. The decision was made by the United Nations Human Rights Council on March 13th, 2020 before the suspension of its …

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India: AIPP condemns the harassment of Neingulo Krome, a Naga Leader and Rights activist by the GOI

The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) condemns the harassment of Mr. Neingulo Krome, Secretary General, Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR) in Kolkatta airport. He was unlawfully prevented from boarding his flight by claiming that an order has been issued by the government of India prohibiting him to travel to foreign countries. We are appalled …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Statement – ASEAN People’s Forum 2019

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) clearly describes the collective and individual rights of indigenous peoples and the obligation of states to respect, protect and fulfill these rights. However, as noted below, the realities on the ground indicate that ASEAN member states have failed to implement the UNDRIP. Human Rights, Democracy …

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