Guidance Note, UN Development Programme Social and Environmental Standards for Standard 6: Indigenous Peoples

Guidance Note, UN Development Programme Social and Environmental Standards for Standard 6: Indigenous Peoples

From the report: United Nation Development Programme’s (UNDP) work with indigenous peoples is grounded on its overall vision to help countries achieve the simultaneous eradication of poverty and significant reduction of inequalities and exclusion. Indigenous peoples number more than 370

Training Module on Indigenous Peoples Issues: Facilitator’s Handbook (UN)

Training Module on Indigenous Peoples Issues: Facilitator’s Handbook (UN)

The overall development objective of this Training Module is the greater fulfilment and enjoyment of human rights and more specifically indigenous peoples’ rights. The aim is to strengthen the capacity of UN staff to effectively gear their interventions towards such

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of indigenous peoples in the United States (United Nations, 2012)

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of indigenous peoples in the United States (United Nations, 2012)

Report Summary: In this report the Special Rapporteur examines the human rights situation of indigenous peoples in the United States, on the basis of research and information gathered, including during a visit to the country from 23 April to 4

Guide: Know Your Rights! United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for Indigenous Adolescents

Guide: Know Your Rights! United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for Indigenous Adolescents

The text for Know Your Rights! (written for adolescent boys and girls, aged 13 –18 years) was prepared by Dr. Cindy Blackstock, a member of the Gitksan First Nation (Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada

British Columbia becomes 1st Canadian province to pass UN Indigenous rights declaration

British Columbia becomes 1st Canadian province to pass UN Indigenous rights declaration

British Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to pass legislation implementing the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The legislation, dubbed Bill 41, passed the committee stage and third reading at the B.C. legislature unanimously on Tuesday,