SDG implementation and monitoring should be guided by indigenous peoples' human rights, as enshrined in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and muttiple other human rights instruments. For proper monitoring, rights-related indicators and disaffregated data are indispensable.
"Special measures and measurements are needed, if we should not again leave indigenous peoples behind. For proper monitoring, we need disaggregated data and indicators that uphold indigenous peoples' human rights.
- Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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