Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic- How does it look like from the perspective of the Indigenous Peoples in Asia.
Dates: 8th July 2021
Time: 7.30 to 9AM (EDT), 6.30 pm – 8.00 pm Bangkok time
ORGANIZATION: Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)
- Regional Office for South-East Asia, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
- Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
- The Diplomacy Training Programme, Australia
- Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders Network, (IPHRD) Asia
- Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples of Asia, (IKPA)
- Network of Indigenous Women in Asia, (NIWA)
The key objectives of this session are to:
- Explore the challenges posed by the pandemic on the rights of Indigenous Peoples.
- Explore good practices of Indigenous Peoples and States in fighting the pandemic.
- Explore the roles that different stakeholders can play in finding effective solution to the existing challenges.
- In what ways are Indigenous Peoples impacted disproportionately by the pandemic?
- What are the initiatives taken by the Indigenous Peoples and state in responding to the pandemic?
- What are the challenges to the Indigenous Peoples meaningful participation in responding to the pandemic and in the recovery process?
- How can Indigenous Peoples, states and other stakeholders build partnerships in defining inclusive and sustainable solutions on the road to recovery?