This guide is designed for indigenous fishing communities and for people in the development field working with indigenous fishing communities. Its objective is to provide guidance on impacts and benefits of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (hereinafter the ‘Code’) from an indigenous peoples’ perspective.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2009Australia, Canada, Thailand, Italy
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Australia, Canada, Chile, Mexico, Panama, Colombia
Land Tenure Working Paper 9. Based on international authoritative documents, this paper draws 14 principles to be taken into account when developing Voluntary Guidelines on Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land and other Natural Resources. The paper sees Voluntary Guidelines as human-rights based documents that provide a framework and a point of reference for national and international policies.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, Nigeria, Chile, Guatemala, China, Namibia, Indonesia, Australia, Bolivia, Congo, Venezuela, Guinea, Guyana, Colombia, Thailand, Honduras, Kenya, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Madagascar, Ecuador, India
Cuando en el año 2000 se aprobaron los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM), la comunidad internacional contrajo un compromiso sin precedentes para satisfacer las necesidades de los pobres del mundo y salvaguardarlos de las amenazas del siglo XXI2. Los mandatarios de 147 Estados reafirmaron los principios de reducción de la pobreza, gobernanza democrática y protección de los derechos humanos, que han sido el núcleo del sistema de las Naciones Unidas desde su creación tras la Segunda Guerra Mundial.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Guatemala, Brazil, Italy
This Guide aims to assist indigenous peoples and their organizations on how to use the Voluntary Guidelines to Support the Progressive Realization of the Right to Adequate Food in the Context of National Food Security1 (hereafter “Right to Food Guidelines” or “Guidelines”) to promote their own interests in the area of food security.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Angola, Mozambique, Sweden, Denmark, Namibia, Botswana, Ireland, Netherlands, Guinea, Africa
Land Tenure Working Paper 13: Secure land rights are crucial if local populations are to engage actively as stakeholders in rural development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Nigeria, United States of America, Germany, Peru, Guatemala, Indonesia, Canada, Venezuela, Philippines, Nicaragua, Italy, Ecuador, Brazil, Argentina, Russia, Paraguay, Mexico, Norway, Cambodia
This paper focuses on the analysis of the right to food from an indigenous peoples’ perspective and addresses the main issues of concern to indigenous peoples that crosscut the right to food. Furthermore, it analyses how right to food is relevant to indigenous peoples and how the implementation of the right to food can benefit them.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2009Tanzania
IWGIA has recently been informed by local partners in Tanzania that a government operation aimed at forcefully removing pastoralists from the Kilosa district in the Morogoro Region in southern Tanzania started on the 29.1.2009. The Tanzanian government wants to remove all pastoralists from Kilosa district and, according to some sources, the whole of Morogoro Region, and force them to other areas of Tanzania. Such areas have though, according to IWGIA local partners as yet not been specified, and the affected families do not know where to go to.
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