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Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Gabon

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 80
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-74-4
Country publication is about: Gabon, Gabón
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: apr-10
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights' Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a research and information visit to the Republic of Gabon in September 2007. This report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organizations, indigenous communities and other stakeholders, it describes the situation of the indigenous populat...
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Research and Information Visit to Libya: Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 100
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-67-6
Country publication is about: Libya, Libia
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: dec-09
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities that undertook a research and information visit to Libya in August 2005. The report of the mission was adopted by the African Commission on Human and People's Rights at its 40th Ordinary Session, 15-29 November, 2006. The report gives an account of the meetings held wit...
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Mission to the Republic of Uganda: Report from the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/ Communities, July 2006

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 75
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-60-7
Country publication is about: Uganda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: okt-09
The visit was designed to update the Working Group on the human rights situation of the Batwa Pygmies of Western Uganda as well as that of the pastoralists in the north and north-eastern parts of the country. It also sought to identify the challenges faced by these communities and by the government and other stakeholders in addressing the human rights situations of indigenous communities. The r...
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Mission to the Central African Republic: Report from the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/ Communities

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 60
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-62-1
Country publication is about: Central African Republic, República Centroafricana
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: okt-09
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities that undertook a research and information visit to the Central African Republic in January 2007. The report was adopted by the African Commission on Human and People's Rights at its 43rd Ordinary Session, 7-22 May 2008. The report gives an account of meetings held with gov...
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Regional Sensitization Seminar: The Rights of Indigenous Populations / Communities in Central Africa

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 56
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-59-1
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: sep-09
The report from the regional sensitization seminar: “the Rights of Indigenous Populations / Communities in Central Africa” is published in both English and French. The seminar took place in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 13-16 September 2006 and was organised by the African Commission for human and peoples’ rights in collaboration with IWGIA. The Seminar brought together participants drawn from indigen...
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Report from the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities Mission to the Republic of Niger - February 2006

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 68
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-48-5
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2007
Release month/day: maj-07
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities that undertook a mission to the Republic of Niger in February 2006, and this is the report from the mission. The report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organizations, indigenous communities and other stakeholders, it describes the ...
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Report from the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities Mission to the Republic of Namibia - July - August 2005

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 133
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-32-4
Country publication is about: Namibia
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2007
Release month/day: maj-07
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities that undertook a mission to the Republic of Namibia in July - August 2005, and this is the report from the mission. The report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organizations, indigenous communities and other stakeholders, it describ...
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Report from the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities Mission to the Republic of Botswana - June 2005

Author: African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
Number of pages: 110
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-29-4
Country publication is about: Botswana, Botsuana
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2007
Release month/day: maj-07
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities that undertook a mission to the Republic of Botswana in June 2005, and this is the report from the mission. The report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organizations, indigenous communities and other stakeholders, it describes the...
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Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Congo

Author: Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities
Number of pages: 38
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-31-7
Country publication is about: Republic of Congo , Republica del Congo
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2007
Release month/day: maj-07
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights' Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a research and information visit to the Republic of Congo in September 2005. This is the report from the visit. The report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organizations, indigenous communities and other stakeholders, it describes the s...
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Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Burundi

Author: Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities
Number of pages: 38
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-30-0
Country publication is about: Burundi
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2007
Release month/day: maj-07
Report from the research and information visit to the Republic of Burundi undertaken by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights' Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in March-April 2005. The report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organizations, indigenous communities and other stakeholders, it describes the situation of...
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Advisory Opinion on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Number of pages: 13
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2006
Release month/day: apr-06
The African Commission's Advisory Opinion on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was the result of discussions at the 41st session in Ghana in May 2007, a time when the Declaration was debated intensely internationally. The Advisory Opinion argues that the Declaration is in line with the African Charter and the stance and jurisprudence of the African Commission on the iss...
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Indigenous Peoples in Africa: The Forgotten Peoples? The African Commission's work on indigenous peoples in Africa

Author: The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) and IWGIA
Number of pages: 29
ISBN number: 84-91563-24-0
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2006
Release month/day: jun-06
The report contains both an analysis of criteria for identifying indigenous peoples in Africa, an analysis of their human rights situation seen in the light of the provisions of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights and an analysis of the African Charter/jurisprudence and its potential for promoting and protecting the human rights of indigenous peoples in Africa. The report also include...
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Report of the African Commission's Working Group of Experts on Indigenous Populations/ Communities

Author: The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) and IWGIA
Number of pages: 121
ISBN number: 87-90730-82-8
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2005
Release month/day: jun-05
This book is a co-production between the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. It is a report drawn up by a working group established by the African Commission. It addresses the reasons why and the means by which the African Commission should deal with the protection and promotion of the human rights of indigenous peoples...
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The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Author: Lola García-Alix
Number of pages: 104
ISBN number: 87-90730-75-5
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2003
Release month/day: jun-03
In 1998, IWGIA published the book The Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples - the struggle for a new partnership. Now, in 2003, with the Forum already established and its first session held last year, IWGIA wishes to continue to prioritise the dissemination of information and analysis on this issue. This Handbook on the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues provides basic information on the UN...
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The Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples

Number of pages: 111
ISBN number: 87-90730-08-9
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1999
Release month/day: apr-99
This book is a compilation of reports and papers mostly taken from the official United Nations documentation. It also includes the background to the discussion on the establishment of a Permanent Forum for indigenous peoples and a technical description of the United Nations system. The goal of this publication is to offer a work document, which will be useful in the debate concerning the process ...
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The UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Experiences and Challenges

Number of pages: 57
ISBN number: 9788791563270
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2007
Release month/day: jun-07
This publication is a result of the dialogue from the International Expert Seminar on Best Practices for the Implementation of the Recommendations of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples. The purpose is to look at the Special Rapporteur mechanism and analyse what has been achieved so far. It gives recommendations on best prac...
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Indigenous Affairs 3/04 - The UN decade: Expectations and Realities

Number of pages: 48
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2004
Release month/day: okt-04
This issues of Indigenous Affairs assesses the impact of the UN Decade of Indigenous Peoples on indigenous peoples around the world. Contents: Editorial - by Lola García-Alix The UN decade on Indigenous Peoples - by Jens Dahl The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Future Challenges, how do we meet them? - by Victoria Tauli Corpuz The Indigenous Fellowship Programme at the Office of the H...
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Making the Declaration Work: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Number of pages: 390
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-61-4
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: dec-09
Making the Declaration Work tells the inside story of making the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples detailing its history, negotiations, and content and reflects about its broader significance and the future challenges of making it work. Contributions come from around the world ranging from indigenous activists to members of the Human Rights Council and its various working groups a...
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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Number of pages: 44
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2008
Release month/day: okt-10
On September 13, 2007 the UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This followed more than twenty years of discussions within the UN system. Indigenous representatives played key roles in the development of this Declaration. There are over 370 million indigenous people in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. They are among the m...
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The Indigenous World 2010  

Number of pages: 632
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-75-1
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, International, Internacional, Latin America, América Latina, Oceania, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico, Middle East, Medio Oriente
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: apr-10
This yearbook contains a comprehensive update on the current situation of indigenous peoples and their human rights, and provides an overview of the most important developments in international and regional processes during 2009. 72 indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists provide their insight and knowledge to the book with: - Region and country reports covering most of the indigen...
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Land Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Africa

Author: Albert Kwokwo Barume
Number of pages: 335
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-77-5
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia, Tanzania
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: maj-10
As in many other parts of the world, the indigenous peoples of Africa are increasingly being dispossessed of their ancestral lands. It started during colonial times where many of them lost their land to European settlers. It continues today where conservation interests, commercial plantations, mineral exploitations, and other economic activities are leading to encroachments, expropriations and for...
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Indigenous Affairs 3-4/09 Pastoralism

Number of pages: 70
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia, Tanzania, Burkina Faso
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: apr-10
This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the situation of the millions of indigenous peoples who are nomadic pastoralists. Nomadic pastoralists have unique cultures and make unique and productive use of harsh environments. Nomadic pastoralists the world over are, however, the subject of an unusually large number of myths and misconceptions that have led to inadequate, often hostile development ...
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Red Spotted Ox: a Pokot life

Author: Pat Robbins
Number of pages: 370
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-70-6
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia, Uganda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: mar-10
Red Spotted Ox is the fascinating autobiography of an East African pastoralist, as told to Pat Robbins in the early 1970s. Domonguria lived near the Kenya - Uganda border during a time of rapid cultural change. In this book, he describes Pokot traditions and history, while also recounting his fights with lions and enemies, initiation rites, raids, scandals, romances, sorcery and celebrations. T...
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IWGIA: A History

Author: Jens Dahl
Number of pages: 208
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-52-2
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: nov-09
IWGIA was one of the very first organisations to be established in support of indigenous peoples. It was founded in 1968 by anthropologists concerned at the atrocities being committed against Indians in South America. Within a few years, a small group of dedicated scholars working on a voluntary basis had managed to establish a documentation centre that became well-known to concerned people the w...
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Indigenous Affairs 1-2/09: REDD and indigenous peoples

Number of pages: 76
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: maj-09
The theme of this issue is indigenous peoples' engagement with forest conservation in the name of climate change mitigation (known as REDD programmes - short for 'Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation')
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2009 Annual Report and Accounts

Author: IWGIA
Number of pages: 60
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: jul-10
The Annual Report 2009 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2009. You can order a copy through: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak3f952ac0714d18032367ff6982b19016').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy3f95...
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2008 Annual Report and Accounts

Author: IWGIA
Number of pages: 60
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: jul-09
The Annual Report 2008 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2008. You can order a copy through: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak2aedf407d325ddf36b8dbd51e8b771ad').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy2aed...
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IWGIA - International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs - is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Read more.

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