COVID-19

Workshop of the Indigenous Peoples constituency of APRCEM: Building back better through Indigenous Peoples agency, institutions, and knowledge: Challenges and opportunities

Workshop of the Indigenous Peoples constituency of APRCEM : Building back better through Indigenous Peoples agency, institutions, and knowledge: Challenges and opportunities Date: 28th November 2020 Time: 2PM to 4PM Bangkok time   Asia Indigenous Pact along with the IP constituency members will be hosting a workshop considering the following objectives and to answer key …

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Indigenous youth leaders: COVID-19 small grants projects announced

In response to COVID-19, the Asia Indigenous Youth Platform (AIYP), the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), and UNESCO Bangkok are supporting 11 projects that are providing sustainable solutions for indigenous communities throughout South and Southeast Asia. All of the projects are conceived of, managed and led by indigenous young people, to be implemented from December …

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Joint Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation and Networks of Indigenous Women in Asia: On Silenced issues of Violence against Indigenous Women at the time of Covid Pandemic

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, 2020 Joint Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation and Networks of Indigenous Women in Asia  On Silenced issues of Violence against Indigenous Women at the time of Covid Pandemic   Triple discrimination based on ethnicity, gender and class against Indigenous Women has always intensified in the …

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Further Reciprocal Rice for Fish: An act of Indigenous Peoples against Covid-19 recurrence

Following the incidence of Covid-19, the phenomena of reciprocal commodities takes place among Indigenous Peoples of Thailand. This happens especially between the Indigenous Karen in the North and the sea peoples in the South, including the Northeastern peasants with altogether more than 10,000 kilos of their products. This is an exceptionally successful incidence leading to …

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Preventing business-related human rights abuses: The key to a sustainable future for people and planet

9th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights “Preventing business-related human rights abuses: The key to a sustainable future for people and planet” From the 16th to 18th of November, 2020 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s Statement The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the UN Working Group on Business …

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UNDER THE COVER OF COVID : New Laws in Asia Favor Business at the Cost of Indigenous Peoples’ and Local Communities’ Land and Territorial Rights

The planet is facing an unprecedented global health crisis as a result of COVID-19. As of September 29, over 1 million people have died from the virus. A protracted pandemic is increasingly likely as the initial health crisis begins to transform into compounded food security and economic crises. Among some of the most vulnerable groups …

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A Rapid Assessment Report: The Impact of COVID 19 and IPs in Bangladesh

Indigenous Peoples of Bangladesh are among those who are highly vulnerable to COVID-19 because of several socio-economic factors. Therefore, the COVID-19 lockdown is disproportionately impacting the economic situation of the Indigenous population, who have already been suffering from severe poverty and further exacerbating the poverty rate as they lose their livelihoods and enter debts. According …

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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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