Posts Tagged: indigenous peoples

Indigenous Voices at the United Nations

How does the United Nations work with the Indigenous Peoples of the World? Most of that work takes place within a human rights framework. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights notes that: Indigenous peoples across the world experience the consequences of historical colonization and invasion of their territories, and face discrimination because… Read more »

UN and Peru

From the BBC: “The UN’s envoy for indigenous peoples has urged Peru to launch an independent investigation into recent deadly clashes between police and protesters.” The UN adopted a Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007. The BBC…

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