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EMRIP14: Item 8 – Draft Report on “Efforts to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Indigenous Peoples and the Right to Self-Determination”

Joint Statement to the 14th session/ Regional meetings of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples12-16 July, 2021From a EMRIP side event [1]on “How can the right to …

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Open Letter of Appeal by AIPP-IWGIA to the Prime Minister of India, on the Supreme Court Order of 13th February, 2019 on FRA

An Open Letter of Appeal To, The Office of the Prime MinisterGovernment of IndiaSouth Block, Raisina HillNew Delhi-110011 Dear Honourable Prime Minister, The Supreme Court order of 13th February 2019 in …

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Indonesia: Uphold Article 18b-2 of the Indonesian Constitution of 1945 and the Constitutional Court Decision no. 35 of 2012 to Recognise the Cek Bocek community as Indigenous Peoples/Masyarakat Adat

Solidarity Statement of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s IPHRD Exchange 2018 Participants to Cek Bocek In 1935, during the Dutch colonization, the indigenous Cek Bocek were forced to relocate from …

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Side Event: Elaborating Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in Sustainable Development: Discussing FPIC in Asia Beyond Development Aggression

FPIC is often raised and discussed within the context of development aggression (i.e. road expansion, mining, dams, etc.) but rarely on other government initiatives that directly addresses health, education, or …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Addressing Implementation gaps of the Paris Agreement through the Local Communities Indigenous Peoples Platform

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) co-organized a side event “Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: Addressing Implementation gaps of the Paris …

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Bangladesh: Undertake a judicial investigation into Romel Chakma’s death and deliver justice immediately

10 May 2017 Forty indigenous peoples and human rights organizations, in a letter sent to Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed today, called for immediate judicial investigation into the death of Romel …

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