Resources

Cameroon FPIC Training Materials: 'Communities in Control'

This suite of training materials has been developed for communities in Cameroon to help increase awareness of the key principles surrounding free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) and to improve the implementation of these principles in practice.

Propriété communautaire au Kenya – Risques et possibilités

La présentation jointe (disponible uniquement en anglais) a été exposée lors d’un « Forum communautaire sur la réduction des menaces à la sécurité foncière des communautés au Kenya », qui s’est tenu à Nairobi les 14 et 15 juin 2018.

Guide du parajuriste communautaire environnemental Congolais

En République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), des millions de communautés et de peuples autochtones ne bénéficient pas d'une reconnaissance juridique appropriée de leurs droits en raison de la pauvreté, du manque d'accès à l'information, des stéréotypes et de la stigmatisation.

Toolkit on the Inter-American human rights system for indigenous women

In order for the Inter-American human rights system to adequately recognise, protect and fulfil the human rights of indigenous women, it is necessary for indigenous women to engage with the system, to make their voices heard and to tell their stories with all their complexities. This toolkit, which contains a series of information notes explaining different aspects of the Inter-American system, is designed to help indigenous women and their advocates to use the system effectively.

Toolkit on Indigenous women's rights in Africa

Forest Peoples Programme has created this toolkit to help indigenous women in Africa to better understand the African human rights system and how to use it effectively to secure their rights.

Trousse d'information sur les droits des femmes autochtones

Forest Peoples Programme a développé cette trousse d'information pour afin d'aider les femmes autochtones d'Afrique à mieux comprendre le système africain des droits de l'homme et des peuples et les façons de s'impliquer auprès de ses mécanismes pour assurer une meilleure protection de leurs droits. 

Indigenous Women of the Americas - Methodological and conceptual guidelines to confront situations of multiple discrimination

This document, presents guidelines for working with indigenous women, which were collectively created from experiences in Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina. We hope that our efforts will contribute to the building of a detailed methodology to deal with discrimination against Indigenous Women both when bringing cases to justice and when conducting research.

New publication by CED: A Simplified Guide to Forest Monitoring for Local Communities

The Centre for the Environment and for Development (CED) has published a new guide on forest monitoring for use by local communities. The aim of the guide is to inform and raise awareness of the benefits of forest monitoring by communities, and to present the main methods and necesssary tools to ensure good forest governance. It is intended to provide local forest communities with the necessary skills and tools to effectively identify and denounce activities of illegal forest exploitation taking place around them.

Guide simplifié d’observation externe des forêts à l’usage des communautés

Le Centre pour l’Environnement et le Développement (CED) a publié un nouveau guide sur la observation externe des forêts à l’usage des communautés. Il vise à informer et sensibiliser sur le bien-fondé de la surveillance de la forêt par les communautés et présenter les principales mesures et les outils nécessaires pour assurer une bonne surveillance de la forêt. 

En somme, il s'agit de fournir aux communautés les préalables pour identifier et dénoncer de manière efficace les activités d'exploitation forestière illégale qui se déroulent autour d'aux. 

New publication by AIPP - Learn and Exercise Your Rights: A simplified version of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

While indigenous peoples are five percent of the global population, they comprise fifteen percent of the poorest of the poor. Throughout centuries, indigenous peoples have been asserting and defending their lands, territories and resources as the source of their distinct identities, cultures and ways of life. They continue to voice and demand the recognition of their collective rights as a matter of attaining equality and dignity for all.