FPP's report of activities for its charitable arm, over the year 2002
Formal request to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to initiate an urgent procedure to avoid immediate and irreparable harm
The evidence draws on detailed studies by Forest Peoples Programme which reveal a systematic failure of the effectiveness of World Bank projects and policies to protect the rights and improve the livelihoods of forest peoples.
Summary report of Round Table Discussion held at World Bank Headquarters, Washington, DC 17-18 October 2002
This briefing aims to:
- Outline the safeguard provisions of the World Bank's existing Indigenous Peoples Policy (OD4.20)
- Provide a background to the World Bank's revision of its Indigenous Peoples Policy
- Highlight the substative concerns of indigenous peoples regarding the March 2001 draft revised policy (Draft OP/BP4.10) and their criticisms of the revision process.
Ce dossier vise a:
- Delineer les dispositions de la politique de sauvegarde dans la Politique sur les Peuples Autochotones (DO 4.20) existante de la Banque Mondiale;
- Donner le contexte de la revision de la Politique sur les Peuples Autochotones de la Banque Mondiale;
- Mettre en evidence les preoccupations importantes des peuples autochtones vis-a-vis de la politique revisee (project PO/PB 4.10) de mars 2001, ainsi que leurs critiques du prcessus de revision.
Consultation and feasibility study.
Etude de consultation et de faisabilité.
On August 8, 2002, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued a request to the Government of Suriname asking that it “take appropriate measures to suspend all concessions, including permits and licenses for logging and mine exploration and other natural resource development activity on lands used and occupied by the 12 Saramaka clans
The conflict between conventional conservation strategies and indigenous conservation systems: the case study of Ngorongoro Conservation Area
The research at hand was carried out with the aim of exploring issues surrounding conservation and the rights of the Maasai pastoralists in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA).
Le conflit entre les stratégies conventionnelles de conservation et les systèmes de conservation autochtones : l’étude de cas de la Zone de conservation de NgorongoroCette étude a pour but d’examiner les problèmes liés à la conservation de la Zone de conservation de Ngorongoro (la NCA, Ngorongoro Conservation Area) et les droits des pasteurs Massaï dans cette zone.
Final report of the APA/NSI project on 'Exploring Indigenous Perspective on Consultation and Engagement within the Mining Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean'.
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United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples
The Khomani San of South AfricaThe San peoples of South Africa have over the past century been decimated to the point of virtual extinction. Those that survived were driven off their traditional land, and forced to exist alongside the more powerful and dominant cultures of pastoralists and colonial landowners. Fewer and fewer San practised their ancient culture, and as a group they and their lifestyle became a thing of memory, as the San lost touch with the Kalahari wilderness.