Results for:Inherent Rights
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This report from the UN summarizes the topics discussed at the permanent forum on Indigenous issues including sustainability development and FPIC.
This is the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, as adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2007. The UN Declaration grants Indigenous peoples rights to self-determination, lands and territories, cultural traditions and customs, and free, prior, and informed consent concerning any development or decision-making on their traditional territory.
This update introduces new information regarding the cooperation between the European Union and Indigenous Peoples in the context of the existence of new EU instruments for development and human rights. It also provides a platform for indigenous voices regarding some crucial areas of concern, namely the situation of indigenous women around the world, the challenges and opportunities faced by indigenous youth, and an update on the recent Conference of Parties (COP9) of the Convention on Biological Diversity that took place in Bonn during the month of May 2008.
This paper includes a summary of two projects with the Aguaruna people in Peru and Maya people in Mexico. Lessons are drawn about the role of culture, politics, and local governance in the different outcomes of these projects. The author discusses how indigenous governance facilitates the process of prior informed consent for the use of traditional knowledge.
The government of Canada researched the perceptions of the mineral exploration and mining industry among Aboriginal Canadians residing in rural/remote communities across Canada. They found that 49% of Aboriginal people view mineral exploration unfavorably.
This document provides an overview of FPIC and UNDRIP. It aims to provide a resource for Indigenous groups to claim their rights to their lands and self-governance.