Event: UNDRIP and The Human Rights Council

GENEVA: On the occasion of the 36th session of the Human Rights Council, the Permanent Missions of Denmark, Mexico and Guatemala, the OHCHR, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) and the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) are hosting a side event to mark the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Danish Minister: We made a promise ten years ago

The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted at the UN General Assembly ten years ago. Denmark was one of the catalysers of drafting the Declaration and bringing it to the General Assembly. Read our interview with the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, Ulla Tørnæs.

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Tanzania: Forced evictions of Maasai people in Loliondo

According to reliable information received by IWGIA, forced and illegal evictions of Maasai pastoralists and serious human rights violations are happening in Tanzania. These violations take place on registered village land in Loliondo Division of Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region.

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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.

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