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New FPP Publications

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’.

Nouvelles publications du FPP

Le FPP a publié trois nouveaux documents, « Indigenous Peoples and the Green Climate Fund – A technical briefing for Indigenous Peoples, policymakers and support groups » (Les peuples autochtones et le Fonds vert pour le climat - Une note d’information technique pour les peuples autochtones, les décideurs politiques et les groupes de soutien), la troisième édition de « What is REDD+? A guide for indigenous communities » (Qu’est-ce que la REDD+ ? Guide à l’intention des communautés autochtones) et la deuxième édition de «A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women» (Guide des droits des femmes autochtones en vertu de la Convention internationale sur l’élimination de toutes les formes de discrimination à l’égard des femmes).

What is REDD+? A guide for indigenous communities - New edition

The 3rd edition of 'What is REDD+? A guide for indigenous communities' is now available here. This book seeks to help indigenous communities and their organisations to provide their people with basic information on REDD+. It is intended as a guide in understanding climate change, REDD+ and how they relate to the recognition and exercise of the collective rights of indigenous peoples.

New publication from IWGIA - Cameroon: What Future for the Baka? Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Livelihood Opportunities in south-east Cameroon

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.

Rio+20: Indigenous views on new draft text of the outcome document

Draft Rio+20 proposed outcomes document a mixed bag: UNDRIP is acknowledged and some positive elements are likely to be secured on traditional knowledge, but other outcomes lack vital and much needed commitments on FPIC and other rights, while the text on forests ignores indigenous peoples and suffers from weak and possibly harmful language.

Indigenous peoples make powerful statements at African Commission session

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.