Land Rights

Akha Indigenous Women of Pak-Kia village in northern Thailand play crucial role in the preservation of indigenous seeds, transfer of Indigenous Knowledge, and the maintenance of food security and well-being of community members.

“Land Tenure Security is the Foundation for Resilient and Sustainable Food Systems”-A Webinar on Indigenous Women as Global Game Changers

It has been widely acknowledged that the world’s dominant food systems are unsustainable: as key drivers of climate change, they generate adverse environmental, socio-economic, and health impacts on the entire planet. Not only are they responsible for massive greenhouse gas emission and biodiversity loss worldwide, but they also contribute to economic exploitation, increased inequalities, conflict, …

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Asia Indigenous Observer: Love For Freedom [July]

It’s been a busy time at AIPP with us engaging at HLPF and the EMRIP sessions. Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), the Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) and Indigenous People Human Rights Defenders Network (IPHRD), Asia made a Joint Statement to the 14th session Regional meetings of the Expert …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Rights To Lands, Territories And Resources In Asia And 2030 Agenda For Sustainable Development

The briefing paper analyses the importance and situation of the rights of Indigenous Peoples to their lands, territories and resources in Asia towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It also examines the efforts made by Asian States and Indigenous Peoples in addressing the rights of Indigenous Peoples, …

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AIPP and Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand made joint submission for Thailand’s ICCPR

14 Feb 2017 AIPP and Network of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand (NIPT) submitted a joint civil society report to the UN Human Rights Committee on the implementation of International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) in Thailand for the forthcoming ICCPR review of Thailand. The report, submitted as replies to the list of issues …

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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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Denounce Corporate Greed and Prioritise Protection of Human Rights and Environmental Sustainability

7 November 2016Chiang Mai, Thailand Statement of Solidarity of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact to the Peoples of Standing Rock Sioux Reservation Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)* stands with the Native Americans, activists and water protectors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota, USA in denouncing corporate power and demanding state accountability. AIPP supports the …

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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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