IWGIA's focus areas
We work through a global network of indigenous peoples' organisations and international human rights bodies. We promote the recognition, respect and implementation of indigenous pepoles' rights to land, cultural intergrity, inclusion in climate action and participation in local and international decision-making processes on their own terms.
Our ambition is that by 2030 we have a world where systematic discrimination is no longer tolerated, where indigenous peoples’ rights are respected and their knowledge valued in climate change and conservation actions, and where indigenous peoples determine the future of their land.
IWGIA empowers indigenous peoples to operationalise territorial self-governance and advocate for securing their land rights.
IWGIA promotes the inclusion of indigenous peoples in global, national and local climate action.