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Indigenous Peoples

Synonyms: 
indigenous communities
indigenous community

People whose ancestors inhabited a place or a country when persons from another culture or ethnic background arrived on the scene and dominated them through conquest, settlement, or other means and who today live more in conformity with their own social, economic, and cultural customs and traditions than those of the country of which they now form a part.

 

Source: Convention (No. 169) concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, UNHCHR, 1991.

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COVID-19 and Public Health: Indigenous Peoples on the Front Line
Reports & Research
October 2020
Global

Three-quarters of emerging infectious diseases are zoonoses, meaning they can be transmitted from animals to humans, with Ebola, SARS, MERS and now COVID-19 being examples. Scientists are warning that deforestation, industrial agriculture, illegal wildlife trade, climate change and other types of environmental degradation increase the risk of future pandemics.

Reports & Research
September 2020
Global

L’Initiative des droits et ressources (RRI pour son sigle en anglais), publie trois nouvelles analyses techniques qui serviront de feuille de route pour intensifier les réformes des régimes fonciers à l’échelle mondiale.

Reports & Research
September 2020
South America

 

 Droits de propriété foncière des communautés locales et populations autochtones en République du Congo
Reports & Research
July 2020
Congo

Ce rapport présente et analyse les dispositions internationales et nationales encadrant les droits de propriété foncière des communautés locales et populations autochtones en République du Congo.

Il s'agit d'un document à but éducatif visant à améliorer l'accès et la compréhension des lois congolaises.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2020
South America
Central America

Han pasado 30 años desde la adopción del Convenio sobre Pueblos Indígenas y Tribales, 1989 (núm.

Reports & Research
June 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

Mientras el mundo entero trata de ponerse a salvo de la pandemia, los pueblos indígenas de América Latina agonizan y algunos podrían llegar a desaparecer. El abandono estatal y la ausencia de servicios adecuados de salud integral y agua
segura los hace extremadamente vulnerables al virus que se extiende a toda velocidad por el continente.

Reports & Research
June 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

Han pasado 30 años desde la adopción del Convenio sobre Pueblos Indígenas y Tribales, 1989 (núm.

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s Handbook
Manuals & Guidelines
May 2020
Global

This handbook contains basic information needed by indigenous peoples to be able to exercise their right to FPIC in the face of mining activities affecting their communities. It can be used as a reference by indigenous communities and civil society organizations in understanding and raising awareness on extractive industries and FPIC.

Reports & Research
May 2020
Kenya

The implementation of the Ogiek judgment is in the hearts and the spirits of the Ogiek people and the indigenous peoples globally.

OPAN
Journal Articles & Books
May 2020
South America
Brazil
Nos últimos anos, o Brasil vem quebrando recordes relacionados a dimensão de suas tragédias socioambientais.