Tag Archives: SDGs

AIPP Statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: Defending our rights for Justice, Peace and a Sustainable World

Statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 9th August 2018 In recent years, we have seen significant increase in the attacks on human rights defenders and have witnessed the shrinking of civic space. At least 1019 human rights defenders, journalists and trade unionists have been killed in 61 countries since 2015[1], most of whom were protecting their community’s land and natural resources. Approximately, 40 percent of these are indigenous brothers and sisters from around the world, including Asia. In Asia, development aggression and militarization have been notorious in perpetuating serious human rights violations. With several authoritarian and ...

High-level Side Event: Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Taking up the challenge in the context of the 2030 Agenda

“Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:  Taking up the challenge in the context of the 2030 Agenda” on the margins of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly hosted by the Government of the Republic of Estonia in cooperation with the European Commission, the International Labour Organization, the Indigenous Peoples Major Group for SDGs and Partners. 21 September 2017 11.00 am to 12.30pm, UN Headquarters New York, Room C Marking the 10th anniversary the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples On 13 September 2007, the General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on Rights of Indigenous ...

Leaving No One Behind: Sustainable Development Goals and Indigenous Peoples

Do you want to know more about Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development from the perspective of Indigenous Peoples? Have you read this newest publication titled: Leaving No One Behind: Sustainable Development Goals and Indigenous Peoples by AIPP and SIL LEAD, Inc.? The simple book is a NEW ARRIVAL! It is based on the animation video, titled “Leave No One Behind – SDGs and Indigenous Peoples” produced by AIPP in partnership with the Digital Mixes and was launched during AIPP 7th General Assembly in September 2016. Are you interested to translate the book into your own languages? Go to www.bloomlibrary.org and search ...

Indigenous peoples recommendations for the SDG implementation in Malaysia

Country Workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malaysia was held from 11 – 13 April, 2017 in Kipouvo village, Sabah. The workshop brought together around 60 representatives of indigenous peoples across the country to discuss about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development including its national implementation plan and indigenous peoples in the country. The workshop was concluded with a half-day dialogue with the National Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) and CSO-SDGs Alliance among others. Read the summary of the recommendations of indigenous peoples to the National Roadmap concerning the implementation of the SDGs by the Malaysian Economic ...

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”. They are among the 2000-plus participants from various sectors, including governments, private sector and civil society. “We recognize the potentials of the SDGs in addressing the issues of sustainability and inclusion of those who are at the furthest end of the social spectrum and also ...

Report of Nepal’s Indigenous Peoples for Voluntary National Review of Nepal Under the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The Shadow Report is prepared collectively by Indigenous Peoples’ Network for SDGs in Nepal to respond to the Voluntary National Review of Nepalese government under the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, 10 – 19 July 2017. The report highlights progress of implementation of the SDGs in the country from the perspective of indigenous peoples. This includes challenges in SDGs implementation as well as recommendations from the network to the Nepalese government with regard to the realization of the SDGs. Read the Executive Summary of the report below This summary highlights the report submitted for Nepal’s Voluntary National Review ...

Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus on the role of the Permanent Forum in 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

15th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 9-20 May, 2016, United Nations Headquarters, New York Future Work of the Permanent Forum, including issues considered by the Economic and Social Council and emerging issues (Item 10) Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and PACOS Trust, on behalf of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus, on the role of the Permanent Forum in the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and High-level political forum on sustainable development Presented by: Atama Katama Mr. Chairperson, Before we present our recommendations today, on behalf of the Asia Indigenous ...