We are under oppression and our oppessors are choking our voices, but we will be heard. We will redeem ourselves in the great ways of our ancestors and the Great Spirit.
EMRIP16: Item 9 – United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including report on Establishing Monitoring Mechanisms.
The implementation of UNDRIP remains only on paper, not in the practice.
EMRIP16: Item 9 – Interactive dialogue with UNPFII, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples (public)
I would request the Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples to expand its program of funding to the indigenous representatives to attend various UN sessions.
EMRIP16: Item 8 – Panel discussion on the rights of Indigenous Peoples to engage freely in all their traditional and other economic activities, with a focus on fishing practices.
The recognition by the Government as enshrined in the UNDRIP, including the roles of NHRI, to the IPs of Marine, coastal and small islands are very much needed.
EMRIP16: Item 8 – The Right of Indigenous Peoples to engage freely in all their traditional and other economic activities, with a focus on fishing practice
We request the EMRIP and other UN organizations to urge the Japanese Government and other States to obligate their law enforcement officials and legal professionals to master international human rights laws and treaties.
Indigenous Peoples Organizations, UNESCO, WMO, WHO, OHCHR, IPBES, BES-Net and IPCC
Indigenous Peoples in Asia face regression and rejection of our inherent rights and rights enshrined in the UNDRIP.
EMRIP16: Item 6 – Joint Statement of Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia (JOAS), Center for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC), Sarawak Dayak Iban Association (SADIA) and PACOS Trust.
We call upon the Malaysia government, to initiate engagements with Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Indigenous People in Malaysia to establish constructive collaboration.
Until the invasion of the Japanese people, the Aynu have lived off the natural resources of the Aynu land of Yaunmosir, including going into the forests to cut trees, going into the rivers to catch salmon, and catching fish and seaweed in the sea.
We emphasize the necessity of developing a plan centered on the Ainu community for the Ainu language and another one centered on the Ryukyuan community for the Ryukyuan languages.