FPP and signatory organisations from around the world have sent an Open Letter to WWF International, calling for thorough, fair and transparent investigations into serious allegations of abuses in WWF projects in Cameroon, Nepal, India and elsewhere.
Forest Peoples Programme endorses and supports a joint AIPP-IWGIA letter calling for the Indian Central Government to immediately reverse the order of February 13th 2019, and to ensure that all rejection of claims under the Forest Rights Act are revie
Forest Peoples Programme (alongside partner organisations) has published three new publications; ‘Indigenous Peoples and the Green Climate Fund – A technical briefing for Indigenous Peoples, policymakers and support groups’, the third edition of ‘What is REDD+? A guide for indigenous communities’ and the second edition of ‘A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women’.
IWGIA, Plan Finland and Plan Cameroon have published a report about the indigenous Baka living in Cameroon entitled What Future for the Baka? Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Livelihood Opportunities in south-east Cameroon. The report looks at the human rights situation of the indigenous hunter / gatherers of south-east Cameroon and their livelihood opportunities.
Many statements from indigenous peoples organisations were made on the occasion of the 50th African Commission session held in Banjul in October 2011. As well as the implementation of the 2010 African Commission’s decision regarding the Endorois in Kenya, the situation of indigenous women in Burundi and Kenya were addressed. Burundi was also examined under the state reporting procedure, which raised issues pertaining to the rights of indigenous peoples.
Provides information on the situation of the indigenous Batwa people of Uganda and comments on Uganda's First Periodic Report to the Commission
Statement provides guidance to the Council in its consideration of the human rights implications of climate change
This report is part of a series of country-specific reports produced by the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities.
This report is part of a series of country-specific reports produced by the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities.The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) adopted this report at its 43rd Ordinary Session, 7-22 May 2008
Commissioner Soyata Maiga, Special Rapporteur on Women's Rights in Africa, heard directly from indigenous women about the difficulties that they and their communities face, at a special event held at the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights.
Forest peoples and indigenous women speak out at the 44th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights - Nigeria
Des peuples des forêts et des femmes autochtones prennent la parole à la 44ème Session ordinaire de la Commission africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples - Nigéria
Report by Lucy Mulvagh for The Indigenous World 2007, IWGIA's YearbookPublished July 2007Link to the full publication on IWGIA's website
Report by Lucy Mulvagh for The Indigenous World 2007, IWGIA's Yearbook
Report on Indigenous People in Uganda. Published in The Indigenous World 2007, IWGIA's Yearbook pages 477-481.
In collaboration with the United Organisation for Batwa Development in Uganda (UOBDU) and the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), FPP submitted a supplementary report to the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights to provide information to the Commission on the human rights situation of the Batwa in Uganda.
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The Twa of the Kahuzi-Biega National Park were evicted from their traditional lands in the name of wildlife conservation. This book details their case in both the African context and that of emerging and established international norms and principles of indigenous peoples' rights.
ISBN 87-90730-31-3 142 pages Published by FPP and IWGIA
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Proceedings of the second FPP/IWGIA conference on indigenous peoples and protected areas, based around twelve original case studies from indigenous communities in Asia. The book examines the obstacles to be overcome in the implementation of new conservation policies recognising indigenous peoples' rights.