27 July, 2015

Message of the UNSR - Deforestation, Climate Finance and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 8 June 2015

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Video message of Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for the side event on "Deforestation, Climate Finance and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples." The side event was held on 8 June 2015 at the World Conference Center in Bonn, Germany during the Bonn Climate Change Conference (1-11 June 2015). The event was organized by Tebtebba and the Forest Peoples Programme.

 

The Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Relation to the Green Climate Fund and Deforestation in DRC

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At the Bonn 2015 Climate Change Conference, Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) and Tebtebba held the side event 'Deforestation, Climate Finance and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: the cases of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF).’

In this video by IISD Reporting Services, the event panelists discuss the need for the Green Climate Fund and upcoming UNFCCC decisions to adopt a rights-based approach to climate change. Panelists also discuss the drivers of deforestation in the DRC and gave examples of eviction of indigenous peoples from their land.

Produced by Diana Movius and filmed/edited by Hernan Aguilar

 

Human Rights and Climate Change. Panel HRC

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Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in a high level panel on Human Rights and Climate Change.
Human Rights Council, Geneva, March 6, 2015.

 

 

Expert Testimony. IACHR. Case of Kaliña and Lokono Peoples vs Surinam

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Expert Testimony of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR)on the Case of Kaliña and Lokono Peoples vs. the Government of Surinam; Presented on 3 Feb. 2015, Costa Rica.

Object: international regulations and policy on protected areas and on the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in relation to the rights of indigenous peoples, included in the Convention on Biological Diversity, as well as the relation to protected areas established in the territory of the alleged victims.

 

 

UNSRRIP Presentation to the WCIP Interactive Dialogue

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Presentation of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, to the WCIP Interactive Dialogue. June 18, 2014, UN Headquarters New York.

For more information, kindly visit www.unsr.vtaulicorpuz.org

 

 

 

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