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Indigenous Peoples’ Good Practices in Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction: Case studies of indigenous Karen community of Hak-kia village in Northern Thailand and Taloctoc tribe in Northern Philippines.

In varying degrees, climate change is defnitely and irreversibly affecting ways of life and survival of people globally that it is a major focus and concern in international, regional and national conversations and dialogues in terms of policies and strategies. Central to the discourse is the role of indigenous peoples with their sustainable practices and …

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Role And Contribution Of Indigenous Women In Water Management: Case Study Of Cambodia And Vietnam

This concept note looks at the role and contribution of indigenous women in water management and is part of a comprehensive research project aimed at strengthening and empowering indigenous women and men to assert their rights in water governance in Cambodia and Vietnam. Click here to download. Like this article? Share on facebook Share on …

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RIGHTS! Updated training manual on the UNDRIP – Volume 2

This Training Manual is the second volume in the series of educational and training materials on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) produced by AIPP. Rights! Volume II is an update of Rights! Volume I. It hopes to facilitate the conduct of trainings on indigenous peoples’ rights at the grassroots level by …

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Learning Lessons and Skills in Indigenous media Advocacy

This report on the Skills Sharing Exchange Program of Indigenous Voices in Asia presents the experiences and lessons learned from good practices in indigenous media advocacy. The overall purpose of this program is to learn from experience and exchange skills through the sharing of expertise in media work. It also aims to gain knowledge and …

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Briefing Paper: Recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Customary Land Rights in Asia

In Asia, various legal instruments have been used to recognize indigenous peoples within the legal framework of State. States have recognized indigenous peoples through constitutional provision, special laws, and court decisions and/or through ratification or adoption of international instruments. However, legal recognition by states does not always guarantee the full range and enjoyment by indigenous …

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Indigenous Media, Freedom of Expression and Right to Information: ASEAN Scenario

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formed by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand on August 8, 1967 with the purpose of accelerating economic, social and cultural development through joint endeavors in the spirit of equality and partnership. ASEAN also endeavors to promote peace and stability in the region through abiding respect …

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Access to Remedy: Business and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were endorsed by the Human Rights Council (HRC) in 2011. They consist of three pillars aimed at ensuring compliance with human rights in the context of corporate activities. The first pillar is specifically targeted at States and reaffirms their duty to protect human rights, including those …

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No rights, no justice: Experiences of indigenous peoples affected

Two-thirds of the estimated 370 million self-identified indigenous peoples are in Asia, enriching the region’s enormous cultural and linguistic diversity. They have strong cultural attachment to and livelihood dependence on land, forests and waters, and the natural resources therein. Their ownership of, and unique collective historical connections with their territories have continuously been developed and …

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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) on Rights to Development

There are at least 350 million indigenous peoples around the world, which is 5% of the global population. However, 15 % of the poorest of the poor are amongst indigenous peoples. The majority (2/3) of indigenous peoples are in ASia, who continue to be marginalized and discriminated. However indigenous peoples are again invisible in the …

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