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United Nations adopts Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The General Assembly, on 13 September 2007, adopted a landmark declaration outlining the rights of the world's estimated 370 million indigenous people and outlawing discrimination against them - a move that followed more than two decades of debate.

Press release

  • Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Declaración de las Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas
  • Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones

Declaración de las Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas

The General Assembly, on 13 September 2007, adopted a landmark declaration outlining the rights of the world's estimated 370 million indigenous people and outlawing discrimination against them - a move that followed more than two decades of debate.

Press release

  • Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Declaración de las Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas
  • Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones

Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones

The General Assembly, on 13 September 2007, adopted a landmark declaration outlining the rights of the world's estimated 370 million indigenous people and outlawing discrimination against them - a move that followed more than two decades of debate.

Press release

  • Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
  • Declaración de las Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas
  • Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones

Lampung Declaration Against Industrial Shrimp Aquaculture - Lampung, Indonesia

We, representatives of local communities, NGOs, social movements and researchers from 17 countries of Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America, had a meeting in Lampung, Indonesia, on 4-6 September 2007 to address the continuing expansion and associated impacts of industrial shrimp aquaculture.

Land, forest and people - Facing the challenges in South-East Asia

Covering Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, this report synthesizes the results of a consultative process that examined the legal frameworks, actual reality on the ground, and responses of various local organizations, governments and civil society in 2007. The process, 'Listening, Learning and Sharing', was led by the World Agroforestry Centre and the Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC), as members of the global Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), assisted by Forest Peoples Programme (FPP).

Land, Forest and People Facing the Challenges in South-East Asia

Covering Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines, this report synthesizes the results of a consultative process that examined the legal frameworks, actual reality on the ground, and responses of various local organizations, governments and civil society in 2007. The process, 'Listening, Learning and Sharing', was led by the World Agroforestry Centre and the Regional Community Forestry Training Center for Asia and the Pacific (RECOFTC), as members of the global Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI), assisted by Forest Peoples Programme (FPP).

Reunión Histórico entre Líderes Indígenas de Paraguay y la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

En la tarde del 7 de septiembre líderes indígenas y representantes de organizaciones integrantes de la Comisión por la Autodeterminación de los Pueblos Indígenas (CAPI) representando más de 248 comunidades indígenas de las regiones oriental y occidental de Paraguay compartieron un momento histórico cuando dialogaron para la primera vez, directamente y sin intermediario, con los miembros de la Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH) que habían siendo realizando una sesión extraordinaria en Paraguay esta semana.