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Knowledge generation is an important foundation for increasing understanding and for pushing for change. In this database, you can find all of our resources, which include books, manuals, briefings, human rights reports and urgent alerts. 

Yearbook 1986

Number of pages: 172
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1987
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1986 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1987

Number of pages: 187
ISSN number: 0902-6266
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1988
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1987 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1988

Number of pages: 278
ISSN number: 0902-6266
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1989
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1988 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1989

ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1990
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1989 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1990

Number of pages: 282
ISSN number: 0902-6266
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1991
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1990 among indigenous peoples.
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Yearbook 1991

Number of pages: 225
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1992
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1991 among indigenous peoples. Out of print!
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Yearbook 1992

Number of pages: 229
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1993
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1992 among indigenous peoples.
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The Indigenous World 1993-94

Number of pages: 195
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1994
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1993 and 1994 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. Out of print!
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The Indigenous World 1994-95

Number of pages: 250
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1995
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1994 and 1995 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.
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The Indigenous World 1995-96

Number of pages: 288
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1996
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1995 and 1996 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. Out of print!
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The Indigenous World 1996-97

Number of pages: 329
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1997
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1996 and 1997 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.
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The Indigenous World 1997-98

Number of pages: 400
ISBN number: 87-90730-00-3
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, Oceania, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1998
Out of print! This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1997 and 1998 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.
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The Indigenous World 1998-99

ISBN number: 87-90730-12-7
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1999
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1998 and 1999 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas, with a special focus on indigenous women.
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The Indigenous World 1999-2000

Number of pages: 432
ISBN number: 87-90730-32-1
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, International, Internacional, Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2000
This yearbook provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1999 and 2000 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas, with a special focus on indigenous women; It also presents reports on the work of the Open-ended Working Group on the UN draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and on the process of establishment ...
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Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change

Number of pages: 8
Release year: 2009
For many indigenous peoples, climate change is already a reality. Melting ice sheets in the Arctic makes hunting sea mammals and fishing difficult and risky, erratic rainfalls reduce productivity of fields and pastures, storms and floods destroy crops and homes. While indigenous peoples’ diverse and resilient livelihood systems have enabled them to survive in often harsh and forbidding envir...
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Shifting Cultivation and Climate Change

Number of pages: 8
Release year: 2009
In the age of global climate change, resource use and management practices that rely on the use of fire and thus emit carbon are coming under increased pressure. This is particularly the case with shifting cultivation. Because shifting cultivation is so different from the forms of agriculture practiced in the lowlands and by the majority populations, it is one of the most misunderstood land use...
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What to do with REDD? A manual for indigenous trainers

Author: Christian Erni and Helen Tugendhat (eds)
Number of pages: 188
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-71-3
Release year: 2010
Training manual written for indigenous trainers who intend to facilitate a training on REDD for indigenous leaders. It has been devised for a proposed five-days training programme with five modules. The manual includes suggestions for the objectives of each module, activities and methods, materials and a schedule. It is suggested that you use this training manual together with the informati...
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ASEAN's Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples are not at all mentioned or referred to in any ASEAN document, even though they are an integral part of the ASEAN Community and among its most vulnerable sectors, whose interest the ASEAN has committed itself to protect. The failure of the ASEAN to address the plight of its Indigenous Peoples despite its expressed commitment to human rights and social justice is a shortcomin...
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Climate Change, Trees and Livelihood: A Case Study on the Carbon Footprint of a Karen Community in Northern Thailand

Number of pages: 30
Country publication is about: Thailand, Tailandia
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2011
For decades, indigenous peoples living in the highlands of Thailand have been accused of deforestation, causing forest fires and thus air pollution. In recent years, they have also been accused to cause global warming by producing greenhouse gases due to the alleged “improper” form of agriculture they are practicing. Thus, indigenous communities have come under even greater pressure by the gov...
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Alienation of the Lands of Indigenous Peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh

Author: Shapan Adnan & Ranajit Dastidar
Number of pages: 186
ISBN number: 978-984-33-3494-7
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2011
The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh had been historically inhabited by indigenous peoples (IP), locally known as the Paharis. From the 1970s, however, counter-insurgency operations resulted in the forced eviction of the IP. Massive numbers of Bengali settlers were brought in from outside and placed on Pahari lands, forcibly changing the demographic composition and land distribution of t...
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2010 Annual report

Author: IWGIA
Number of pages: 46
Release year: 2011
The Annual Report 2010 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2010. You can order a free copy through: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloakb11c2d28fb7cb32b2daa45d560f0229c').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var...
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Avis Jurdique de la Commission Africaine des Droits de L'homme et des Peubles sur la Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les Droits des Peubles Autochtones

Number of pages: 80
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-85-0
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
La Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones (Déclaration) marque une étape importante dans la lutte des peuples autochtones dans le monde entier, incluant en Afrique. La Déclaration est l’instrument international des droits de l’homme le plus complet abordant la question des droits des peuples autochtones. Lors de sa 41ième session ordinaire tenue en mai 2001 ...
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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautés Autochtones: Mission en Republique du Rwanda 1-5décembre 2008

Number of pages: 110
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-89-8
Country publication is about: Rwanda, Ruanda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
La Commission africaine des droits de l’homme et des peuples a établi un Groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones qui a effectué une mission en République du Rwanda en décembre 2008, et ceci est le rapport de la visite. Le rapport donne un aperçu des réunions tenues avec les autorités gouvernementales, les organisations de la société civile, les communautés autoch...
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Mission to the Republic of Rwanda. Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities.

Number of pages: 80
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-89-8
Country publication is about: Rwanda, Ruanda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights' Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a visit to the Republic of Rwanda in December 2008. The country visit was designed to update the Working Group on the human rights situation of the Batwa population of Rwanda. It also sought to identify the challenges faced by the community and by the government and other stakeho...
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Indigenous Affairs 1-2/2010 - Development and Customary Law

Number of pages: 94
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Country publication is about: Bolivia, Russia, Rusia
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2010
This issue of Indigenous Affairs is a combined issue that brings together a mixture of different articles and perspectives on development, self-determination and the role of customary law. The articles touch upon indigenous peoples' economic, legal, social and political development. Contents: Development and Customary Law - by Jens Dahl and Geneviève Rose Application of Indigenous Peopl...
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Qu'est-ce que la REDD? Guide à l'intention des communautes autochtones

Number of pages: 97
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-93-5
Release year: 2010
Ce livre présente des informations sur la REDD (Réduction des émissions dues à la déforestationet à la dégradation des forêts dans les pays en voie de développement), l’unedes mesures d’atténuation mises en avant actuellement pour combattre les changements climatiques,et sur ses implications pour les peuples autochtones. Il vise principalement à aiderles peuples autochtones à compr...
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The Rights of Indigenous Peoples - The Cooperation Between Denmark and Bolivia (2005-2009)

Number of pages: 128
ISBN number: 978-97-91563-80-5
Country publication is about: Bolivia
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2010
The Danish support programme for indigenous rights in Bolivia came to an end on 31 December 2009, after 10 years in operation. The aim of the programme was for indigenous peoples to "obtain full exercise of their economic, political, social and cultural rights", and substantial results were achieved in this regard. In order to analyse this process and the programme’s overall results, particu...
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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. The Indigenous World 2019.

Contact IWGIA

Prinsessegade 29 B, 3rd floor
DK 1422 Copenhagen
Denmark
Phone: (+45) 53 73 28 30
E-mail: iwgia@iwgia.org
CVR: 81294410

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