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Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus Statement to the 4th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

United Nations Fourth Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights 16- 18 November 2015 Representatives of Indigenous Peoples from different world regions, meeting at a caucus on the 15th of November 2015, declare that: “We, the Indigenous Peoples, Mother Nature’s sons and daughters, with our world vision and spirituality, demand that States protect, and that …

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Defending our Land, Water, Forest, our Rights and Future

Statement of centre for research and advocacy Manipur, citizens concern for dams and development, citizen’s action for social empowerment, Awang Sekmai new market development association on celebrating the world’s indigenous peoples day, 9 August 2014 Theme: Defending our Land, Water, Forest, our Rights and Future Affirm indigenous peoples right to self determination over our land, …

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[ADB] Safeguard Policy Statement

The operational policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) include three safeguard policies: the Involuntary Resettlement Policy (1995), the Policy on Indigenous Peoples (1998), and the Environment Policy (2002). All three safeguard policies are due for revision. ADB needs to address emerging environmental and social challenges of development in its developing member countries (DMCs), respond …

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