Human Rights Campaign Policy and Advocacy Programme

The Human Rights Campaign and Policy Advocacy Programme (HRCPA) aims to increase capacities of indigenous organizations and indigenous human rights defenders in documentation and advocacy at the national, regional and international levels to promote, protect and defend their individual and collective rights.

Training on Monitoring and Documenting Human Rights Violations

14 to 20 November 2008 Chiang Mai, Thailand With its aim to strengthen human rights advocacy in the region, the AIPP in partnership with HURIDOCS and doCip, a Geneva based human rights organization, conducted a Training on Monitoring and Documentation of Human Rights Violations among 16 indigenous representatives from Bangladesh, North East India and Indonesia last November 14-19, 2008 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This training was called for as part of the capacity building and strengthening of AIPP of its member organizations and in response also to the rising cases of undocumented and poorly documented cases of human rights violations ...

Submission on Mapithel Dam to the Special Rapporteur of HR and FF of IPs – AIPP

The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) Foundation (here after AIPP), is a regional platform of Indigenous Peoples organizations coordinating and organizing campaign on issues affecting the indigenous peoples in Asia region. AIPP has received several alerts and reports of brutal assault on women that were on democratic protest demanding a complete review of the construction of Mapithel Dam in Manipur, India from human right activists and organizations, especially from Mapithel Dam Affected Village Organisation (MDVO) and Naga Peoples Movement for Human Rights (NPMHR). The assault has left behind 44 injured and one in coma at the time of filing this ...

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights CAMBODIA

December 2006    Report commissioned by:    Asian Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation  6 Soi 14, Sookasem Road  Tambon Patan, Amphur Muang  Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand  Email: aipp@aippfoundation.orgwww.aippfoundation.org  

Bangladesh Report on IPs and PAs

International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity Indigenous Peoples Conservation Committee  Author: Goutam Kumar Chakma Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS} Submitted to: Open Ended Ad-Hoc Working Group on Protected Areas United Nations CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY 

Strategy Workshop on ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism

Indigenous Peoples engagement to the Association of the South East Asia Nations (ASEAN)  by Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) The ASEAN Indigenous Peoples Strategy Workshop was held on 29-30 October 2008 in Bangkok. In order to engaged more effectively and in an organize fashion, it is deemed to formulate strategies and activities for awareness raising, networking, lobby and advocacy work in the ASEAN states in relation to promotion indigenous peoples’ rights and human rights.   Therefore a strategy workshop is necessary to be involved on the ASEAN human rights mechanism processes as beginning, to draw up a clear position and program ...

Report of Asia Indigenous Peoples of Regional Preparatory Meeting for UNPFII

Introduction   The regional preparatory meeting for UNPFII by Asia Indigenous Peoples has been yearly organized since 2003 (to be checked) in order to come up with the regional positions on the coming session of the UNPFII. For the 6th session of UNPFII, the preparatory meeting was held in Kompong Cham, Cambodia from 17-28, February, 2007 and a total of 54 (to be checked) from 14 (TBC) countries from Asia participated. The meeting was supported by IWGIA and European Commission through AIPP, and held back to back with consultation between Asia Indigenous Peoples’ representatives and Special Rapportuer on situation of fundamental ...