State reviews

IWGIA has been working on a number of reviews together with its indigenous partner organisations in the respective countries.

Find background material under the following links (newest are listed first):

Review of Chile (5th session, May 09)

Questions and recommendations to the review of Chile, prepared by the Observatorio Ciudadano

Read the article on Chile to The Indigenous World 2009

Universal Periodic Review - Chile (UN website)

Review of Canada (4th session, February 09)

Press release in English

Press release in French

Press release: Canada urged to better its human rights record (TheStar.com)

Universal Periodic review - Canada (UN website)

Review of Bangladesh (4th session, February 09)

11th session of the HRC, IWGIA's statement on the UPR

Summary of Bangladesh Stakeholder Report

Questions and recommendation to the review of Bangladesh prepared by the Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission and IWGIA

Universal Periodic review - Bangladesh (UN website)

Read a short country profile about Bangladesh

Review of the Russian Federation (4th session, February 09)

11th session of the HRC, IWGIA's statement on the UPR

Press Release

RAIPON / IWGIA submission to the UPR, Russia

Questions and recommendation to the review of the Russian Federation, prepared by RAIPON and IWGIA.

Universal Periodic review - Russia (UN website)

Review of Cameroon (4th session, February 09)

Press briefing

Questions and recommendation to the review of Cameroon, prepared by MBOSCUDA and IWGIA

Universal Periodic review - Cameroon (UN website)

Review of Botswana (3rd session, December 08)

Questions and recommendation to the review of Botswana, prepared by IWGIA

Universal Periodic review - Botswana (UN website)