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Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Cultural Rights

“Culture is essential to indigenous identity. Indigenous cultures are based on the concepts of respect for others, self-humility and mutual support for one another.

The dignity of all peoples and maintenance of cultural integrity are the principles that bind communities together and ensure harmonious relationships.” – Excerpts from “Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Perspective on Development”

The AIPP info poster titled “UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Cultural Rights” simplifies the rights of indigenous communities in regards to their distinct cultures, including spiritual and religious traditions and customs, languages, writing systems, histories, philosophies and literatures, cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and cultural expressions. The poster also clarifies state obligations for the protection and promotion of indigenous cultures.

Click here to download this poster.

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