Organisation

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About us

About us

IWGIA is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. IWGIA was founded in 1968 by anthropologists alarmed about the ongoing genocide on indigenous peoples taking place in the Amazon.

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Staff

Staff

IWGIA's secretariat in Copenhagen is staffed by experts and advisors on the rights of indigenous peoples. We are 16 full-time employees who work to defend the rights of indigenous peoples.

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Board

Board

IWGIA's international board is the highest governing body of the organisation. Knud Vilby is the current chairman of the board. Meet all board members here.

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Contact

Contact

We welcome all questions, comments and inquiries about our work. You can either contact our advisors and coordinators directly or write an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Documents

Find our policies, strategies, financial statements and annual reports here.

 

 

About IWGIA

IWGIA - International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs - is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Read more.

Indigenous World

IWGIA's global report, the Indigenous World, provides an update of the current situation for indigenous peoples worldwide. Download here.

Contact IWGIA

Classensgade 11 E
DK 2100 Copenhagen
Denmark
Phone: (+45) 35 27 05 00
E-mail: iwgia@iwgia.org
CVR: 81294410