Resources

Making the Bali Declaration effective: The Phnom Penh Workshop on Human Rights and Agribusiness in Southeast Asia

On 9 – 11 October 2012, Forest Peoples Programme and Sawit Watch, with the support of Cambodian NGO Community Legal Education Center (CLEC) co-organised a workshop, ‘Making the Bali Declaration Effective: The Phnom Penh Workshop on Human Rights and Agribusiness’, as a follow-up event to the Bali Workshop on Human Rights and Agribusiness of 2011. Hosted by the Indonesian National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM), the workshop was attended by National Human Rights Commissioners from Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Myanmar, South Korea and Timor-Leste, the Indonesian representative to the ASEAN[1] Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), concerned Southeast Asian NGOs and the UN Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Food and on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Mengefektifkan Deklarasi Bali: Lokakarya Phnom Penh tentang Hak Asasi Manusia dan Agribisnis di Asia Tenggara

Pada 9-11 Oktober 2012, Forest Peoples Programme and Sawit Watch, dengan dukungan NGO Kamboja Community Legal Education Center (CLEC), bersama-sama menyelenggarakan sebuah lokakarya bertajuk “Mengefektifkan Deklarasi Bali: Lokakarya Phnom Penh tentang Hak Asasi Manusia dan Agribisnis di Asia Tenggara”, sebagai tindak lanjut dari Lokakarya Bali tentang Hak Asasi Manusia dan Agribisnis  tahun 2011 lalu. Dipandu oleh Komnas HAM Indonesia, lokakarya ini dihadiri oleh Komnas HAM dari Thailand, Malaysia, Filipina, Myanmar, Singapura, dan Timor Leste, perwakilan Indonesia untuk komisi hak asasi antar pemerintah ASEAN[1] (ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights/AICHR), NGO-NGO Asia Tenggara yang peduli dan Pelapor Khusus PBB tentang Hak atas Pangan dan Hak-Hak Masyarakat Adat.

Recent reports and submissions

1. Destruction at Dawn: The Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Republic of Nepal

An in-depth report into the development of the Arun III hydropower project and the challenges it, and projects like it, pose to the Nepali government commitments to protect the rights and interests of indigenous peoples (LAHURNIP, NGO-FONIN and FPP). 

Laporan dan masukan terbaru

1. Kehancuran di Pagi Buta: Hak-Hak Masyarakat Adat di Republik Nepal (Destruction at Dawn: The Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Republic of Nepal)

Sebuah laporan mendalam terkait  pembangunan proyek pembangkit listrik tenaga air Arun III dan tantangan-tantangannya, serta proyek lain yang serupa, mempertanyakan komitmen pemerintah Nepal untuk melindungi hak-hak dan kepentingan-kepentingan masyarakat adat (LAHURNIP, NGO-FONIN dan FPP). 

FPP E-Newsletter December 2012 (PDF Version)

Dear Friends,

The importance of ensuring respect for the rights of forest peoples’ to control their forests, lands and livelihoods, becomes ever clearer and yet more contested. As the articles in this edition of our newsletter starkly reveal, land and resource grabs are not just being imposed by commercial developers but are being actively promoted by governments, whose principle responsibility should be to protect the rights of citizens. Yet these same impositions are also being resisted, sometimes at great personal cost, by local communities and indigenous peoples.

Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact adopts a strong gender policy for work on indigenous issues

During the 4th General Assembly of members, the Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (AIPP) has adopted a strong policy on how the organisation will support and encourage work on gender-related issues in all of its working programmes. The policy also addresses internal gender-related processes and possible concerns. The policy will sit alongside the newly adopted strategic plan on women’s rights and forms a coherent and strong commitment to advancing the interests and rights of indigenous women.

Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (Pakta Masyarakat Adat Asia) mengadopsi kebijakan gender yang kuat untuk penanganan isu-isu adat

Dalam Sidang Umum anggota Ke-4, Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact (AIPP) atau Pakta Masyarakat Adat Asia telah mengadopsi sebuah kebijakan yang kuat untuk mendukung dan mendorong penanganan isu-isu terkait gender dalam seluruh program kerjanya. Kebijakan tersebut juga akan menangani proses-proses internal terkait gender dan kekhawatiran-kekhawatiran yang mungkin timbul. Kebijakan tersebut juga akan berdampingan dengan rencana strategis yang baru diadopsi mengenai hak-hak perempuan dan akan membentuk sebuah komitmen yang koheren dan kuat untuk memajukan kepentingan dan hak perempuan adat.

AIPP PRESS RELEASE: Indigenous Peoples Face Further Marginalization at ASEAN Civil Society Conference

Indigenous Peoples representing 15 organizations from six ASEAN countries and other support organizations under the banner of the Indigenous Peoples Task Force on ASEAN (IPTF-ASEAN) have expressed their disappointment and condemnation for not allowing them to hold a workshop to discuss Indigenous Peoples rights to land, territories and resources and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People at the venue of the ASEAN Civil Society Conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.