Making the Declaration Work: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Editors: Claire Charters and Rodolfo Stavenhagen
Number of pages: 390
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-61-4
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Financially supported by: The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Release year: 2009
Release month / day: dec-09

Tags: Global governance, Human rights

Making the Declaration Work tells the inside story of making the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples detailing its history, negotiations, and content and reflects about its broader significance and the future challenges of making it work. Contributions come from around the world ranging from indigenous activists to members of the Human Rights Council and its various working groups and mechanisms, as well as UN and governmental officials who engineered the process from beginning to end. Readership: Policy makers, activists, human rights organisations, Scholars interested in indigenous peoples and human rights.

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