Indigenous Peoples

UNPFII17: Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples on SDGs

Agenda 8: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”Presented by: Jill Cariño of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus The global agreement on sustainable development is underpinned by the realization of human rights and calls for leaving no one behind. However, Indigenous Peoples as one of the recognized Major Groups continue to …

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UNPFII17: Dialogue with SRRIP and Chair of EMRIP

Agenda 10: Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus Presented by Pallab Chakma of Kapaeeng Foundation In a recent call for input of the UN Special Rapporteur on …

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UNPFII17: Asia Indigenous Peoples’ follow up to WCIP’s Outcome Document

Agenda 11: Follow-up to the Outcome Document of World Conference on Indigenous PeoplesStatement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Asia Indigenous Peoples CaucusPresented by Gam Shimray of AIPP We wish to draw the attention of the UNPFII members to the following recommendations regarding the sub-items under this agenda: With regards to (a) Implementation of national action …

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Nepal Civil Society Intervention to 95th CERD Session, focuses on discriminatory provisions in the Consitution

Civil Society InterventionIndigenous Peoples in Nepal95th CERD session30 April 2018Geneva, SwitzerlandDelivered by Shankar Limbu Distinguish Chair, Expert Members,Ladies and Gentlemen, The Constitution of Nepal 2015 was promulgated without meaningful participation and consultation of Indigenous Peoples. Despite early warning letters of the CERD in 2009 (Ref: JF/JF), 2012(Ref: CERD/EWUAP) and recommendations of the Special Rapporteur on the …

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