UN EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RELEASES STATEMENT ON COVID-19

UN EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RELEASES STATEMENT ON COVID-19

COVID-19 yet another challenge for indigenous peoples: Statement by the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) is available at the UN’s web page on COVID-19 and indigenous people at https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/covid-19.html From the statement: The spread of COVID

Shawnee Tribe Announces Year of the Shawnee Language in Conjunction with U.N. IYIL

Shawnee Tribe Announces Year of the Shawnee Language in Conjunction with U.N. IYIL

Chief Ben Barnes of the Shawnee Tribe, based in Miami, Oklahoma, has declared a State of Emergency for the Shawnee language through a proclamation. Through the proclamation, Barnes declared this year, 2020, be the Year of the Shawnee Language, in

2019 CONFERENCE: Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States

2019 Conference Agenda and Program Panel 3: Comparative Perspectives: Implementing the Declaration in Russia, Belize, Brazil, and Japan Panel 4: Self Determination and Human Rights in the United States Panel 5: The UN International Year of Indigenous Languages (and Beyond!)

UBC Hosts Seminar on Implementing the Right to Repatriation under the Declaration

UBC Hosts Seminar on Implementing the Right to Repatriation under the Declaration

The United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), held a meeting at the First Nations House of Learning and the Museum of Anthropology at UBC Vancouver. The meeting was organized by Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot, Canada Research

Handbook for ILO Tripartite Consituents: Understanding the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

Handbook for ILO Tripartite Consituents: Understanding the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

From the 2013 handbook: This handbook aims to answer some of the essential questions of [International Labour Organization] ILO constituents regarding the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169). It has been elaborated in close cooperation with the Bureau

ILO Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples: A Manual

ILO Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples: A Manual

From the manual: This is an easy-to-use manual to ILO Convention No. 169. It helps to understand the Convention, and how it can be used to gain recognition, promotion and protection of indigenous and tribal peoples’ rights. The manual does

Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (UN-REDD)

Guidelines on Free, Prior and Informed Consent (UN-REDD)

From the guidelines: The UN-REDD Programme is the United Nations collaborative initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) in developing countries. The aim of this document is to outline a normative, policy and operational framework for UN-REDD

Manual for Project Managers: Free Prior and Informed Consent (Food and Agricultural Organization, UN)

Manual for Project Managers: Free Prior and Informed Consent (Food and Agricultural Organization, UN)

From the manual: This Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Manual is designed as a tool for project practitioners (herein referred as project managers) for a broad range of projects and programmes (hereinafter to be referred to as projects) of

A Manual for National Human Rights Institutions

A Manual for National Human Rights Institutions

From the Manual: This Manual aims to support and strengthen the work of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) – whether they are human rights commissions or ombudsman offices – in the promotion, protection and enjoyment of the rights of indigenous