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Despite the government of Canada's endorsement of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), little progress has been made towards its implementation. Canada in a state of crisis.
The emergence of an international rights regime is a matter of both national and international importance that points to a critical yet oft-ignored governance issue – Indigenous rights. With the adoption of UNDRIP, states formally recognized the distinct status of indigenous peoples, as well as the international obligation to protect and promote their human rights. UNDRIP serves to reinforce the fundamental rights and protections of indigenous peoples that were already recognized by international law, but often denied by states.
In this video, Dr. Terry Mitchell and José Aylwin share their perspectives on the rights of Indigenous peoples within the global context. With Indigenous rights becoming more well-recognized worldwide following the development of UNDRIP, it is time to develop national policies that recognize the rights of Indigenous peoples.