Indigenous peoples in Oceania are facing threats to their very survival due to the effects of climate change. However, they are also rising to meet the challenges ahead by preparing both their land and their people for these threats.
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Universal Periodic Review: A Potent Process for the Realization of Human Rights in Indigenous Homela
Indigenous peoples are able to implement human rights frameworks in their own communities through the process Professor Cooper outlines in this article.
The ILO Convention has been one of the guiding documents in holding nations accountable to preserving indigenous people’s rights for almost a century. Through this convention, indigenous peopls have fought for economic and social rights and coordinated advocacy efforts on a global level.
22nd Working Group on Indigenous Populations Tackles Conflict Resolution, Indigenous Participation I
During the 22nd United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations, representatives of indigenous communities gathered in Geneva to discuss how best to address violence and conflict in order to preserve their survival.
Realizing Women’s Rights: the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against W
In this article, Professor Joshua Cooper outlines the process by which women might use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women to hold their governments accountable to preserving their rights.
Through the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, signatory nations are required to submit bi-yearly reports outlining their plans to preserve the full range of rights guaranteed to their citizens under the covenant.
It is the mission of the Alliance for Global Justice to achieve social change and economic justice by helping to build a stronger more unified grassroots movement. The Alliance recognizes that the concentration of wealth and power is the root cause of oppression requiring us to work together across ideologies, issues and communities. The Alliance…
MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian initiative supported by environmental, social justice, Aboriginal and labour organisations from across the country. It addresses the urgent need for a co-ordinated public interest response to the threats to public health, water and air quality, fish and wildlife habitat and community interests posed by irresponsible mineral policies and practices in…
The Committee considered the combined sixteenth and seventeenth periodic reports of El Salvador, submitted as a single document (CERD/C/SLV/16-17), at its 2297th and 2298th meetings (CERD/C/SR.2297 and SR.2298), held on 12 and 13 August 2014. At its 2315th meeting, held on 25 August 2014.