IPsDay2021

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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“Tackling the Inequality Pandemic: A New Social Contract for a New Era”

This year’s theme to mark the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples celebrated on the 9th of August every year is, “Tackling the Inequality Pandemic: A New Social Contract for a New Era” The need for re-examining our mode of being in our world had been raised, especially by Indigenous Peoples, since …

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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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