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HLPF: Indigenous representatives from Asia stress on guaranteeing land rights for achieving Sustainable Development Goals at the High-Level Political Forum 2017

Public Statement New York, 10 July 2017 – Fifteen indigenous peoples’ representatives from various Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Malaysia are participating in the HLPF this year taking place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 10 to 19 July 2017 under the theme “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”. …

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UNPFII16: Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus on Agenda Item 9: 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development of the 16th UNPFII

Permanent Forum on Indigenous IssuesSixteenth sessionNew York, 24 April-5 May 2017 Item 9:  2030 Agenda on Sustainable DevelopmentStatement read by Anjali Daimari on behalf of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus We wish to draw the attention of the Permanent Forum that for the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development to be held in …

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UNPFII16: Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus Intervention to the 16th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Agenda Item 8: Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Measures taken to implement the Declaration. Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus 24 April 2017 Thank you, Ms. Chairperson. I am Mai Thin Yu Mon of Chin Human Rights Organisation (CHRO).  On behalf …

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HerStory 3

In 2013, AIPP published ‘HerStory of Empowerment, Leadership and Justice’, off the back of the Empowering Indigenous Women in Traditional Customary Institutions project. In 2014, we proudly produced a second book-length collection of personal essays and stories of Indigenous Women change makers across Asia. Now, once again in 2016, we are publishing HerStory 3, with …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Initiatives for Land Rights Recognition in Asia

This document is our latest publication on land rights, which was printed out and distributed during the 7th AIPP General Assembly in Chiang Mai, 27 – 29 September 2016. The publication provides examples of a range of initiatives and strategies of indigenous peoples in Asia in asserting their land rights that could serve as lessons …

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Indonesia: Case study on “Mobilization, mapping and legal action help indigenous community oppose mining activities”

In 2003, fifteen indigenous Pagu communities of North Maluku, Indonesia, started opposing the expanding gold mining activities in their territories, as these activities were causing the contamination of water sources and the ecosystem. With the support of AMAN and AIPP, the communities mapped their territories, mobilised wide support to save the ecosystem of Kao Bay, …

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EMRIP9: Agenda Item 6 – Human rights of indigenous peoples in relation to business enterprises

9th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples11 – 15 July 2016 Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara/AMANThe Indigenous Peoples Alliance of The Archipelago, INDONESIA Thank you Chair, In 2013, the Constitutional Court affirms our right to territories and resources including to customary forest. This is very important in the history of Indonesia. …

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EMRIP9: Agenda 10 – Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for itsconsideration and approval

9th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples11 – 15 July 2016 Statement by Asia Indigenous Peoples CaucusPresented by: Rukka Sombolinggi Thank you Chair, On behalf of Asia Caucus, I would like to present the statement on Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for its consideration and approval In …

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Learning Lessons and Skills in Indigenous media Advocacy

This report on the Skills Sharing Exchange Program of Indigenous Voices in Asia presents the experiences and lessons learned from good practices in indigenous media advocacy. The overall purpose of this program is to learn from experience and exchange skills through the sharing of expertise in media work. It also aims to gain knowledge and …

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