International Day of the World;s Indigenous Peoples

Joint Statement On International Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples, 9 August 2022

RECLAIMING OUR POWER We at Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Network of Indigenous Women in Asia (NIWA), Indigenous Knowledge and Peoples of Asia (IKPA), Asia Indigenous Youth Platform (AIYP), Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders (IPHRD) and Indigenous Voices of Asia Network (IVAN) have come together in solidarity with all indigenous women in Asia to reclaim …

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AIYP Webinar Series: The Next Cultural Guardians: A Discussion by Indigenous Youth in Asia Pacific

On 9 August, in celebration of International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples, Asia Indigenous Youth Platform – AIYP, together with The Tuyang Initiative and UNESCO Bangkok, organized its second online event. “The Next Cultural Guardians: A Discussion by Indigenous Youth in Asia on Challenges Faced Today and What is to Be Done for Tomorrow” focuses …

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Leaving no one behind: Indigenous Peoples and the call for a new social contract

Statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, 9th August 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic and rapid shrinking of democratic space in Asia have exposed the underlying deep fractures in human society. The fragility of our world and the risks we have ignored for decades have been laid bare. It is for us to …

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Statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2020

9th August 2020 It was on the 9th of August 1982 that the first session of the Working Group on Indigenous Population was held. Subsequently, this same day (9th August) was declared as the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on 23 December 1994. At the outset, I would like to congratulate our Indigenous …

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Secretary-General’s Message for 2015   This year, as the United Nations commemorates its 70th anniversary, we can look back on major advances for humanity. The 2007 adoption by the General Assembly of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was one of many successes achieved through the fruitful partnership between indigenous peoples and United …

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AIPP Statement on International Indigenous Peoples Day 2014: Realizing the rights of indigenous peoples at the national level

Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) on the occasion of the International Indigenous Peoples Day on August 9, 2014 There are major global processes taking place this year, with enormous impacts on indigenous peoples in Asia and across the globe. On September 22-23, 2014, the UN General Assembly will convene a High Level …

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AIPP Statement in Celebration of the 2013 International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Theme: “Indigenous peoples building alliances: Honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements” Today, we commemorate the world’s indigenous peoples day with our fellow indigenous brothers and sisters across the globe. We gather in different places to celebrate the gains and achievements that we have had in the course of our struggles for the recognition, respect …

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