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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank must respect indigenous rights

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) aims to fund infrastructure development and other projects to support regional and national development targets.

Without stronger safeguards on indigenous peoples' rights in the Banks' Environmental and Social Framework this aim will have serious implications on the lives and well-being of millions of Indigenous Peoples in the region, says Asia Indigenous Peoples' Pact. 

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