Indigenous Peoples and Rio +20
Information and Resources on Indigenous Peoples and Rio +20
- Indigenous Peoples Release Rio +20 Declaration [Spanish] [Portuguese] - June 19 2012 (Rio de Janeiro)- Today, Mexico presented its latest version of the text, which is supposed to be the final text for negotiations under the high level segment. Here follows IWGIA’s update on the challenges and achievements in the document with regards to indigenous peoples.
- Final draft of Rio document "recognizes" UNDRIP - June 19 2012 (Rio de Janeiro) -Today, Mexico presented its latest version of the text, which is supposed to be the final text for negotiations under the high level segment. Here follows IWGIA’s update on the challenges and achievements in the document with regards to indigenous peoples.
- Indigenous Views on New Draft Text of Rio +20 Document - After the last prep com for Rio+20, Brazil presented a new draft for the outcome document. During the next few days, the text will be discussed further through informal consultations and dialogues. The draft has both positive and negative news for indigenous peoples.
- Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en Río +20 - Los pueblos indígenas exigen enfoques basados en los derechos y el respeto del conocimiento y las prácticas tradicionales en los resultados de la Conferencia de Río más 20.
- Indigenous Rights in Rio +20 - Indigenous peoples insist on rights-based approaches and respect for traditional knowledge and practices in Rio+20 outcomes.
- If Rio+20 is to Deliver, accountability must be at its Heart - An Open Letter from Special Procedures mandate-holders of the Human Rights Council to States negotiating the Outcome Document of the Rio+20 Summit.
- Final Statement and Question from Indigenous Peoples Major Group - Indigenous peoples reiterate the use of the term “indigenous peoples” as they oppose the use of “indigenous peoples and local communities” in the Zero Draft for Rio +20.
- Indigenous Peoples Contributions to Sustainable Development - Indigenous peoples' statement, Dialogue with Executive Coordinators, 26 March 2012, during the First Round of Informal Informal Negotiations of the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document.
- Manaus Declaration - "Indigenous Peoples Enroute to the Rio +20 Conference" Global preparatory meeting of Indigenous Peoples on Rio +20 and Karioca 2, 22-24 August 2011, Manaus, Brazil.
- IPs Reiterate Rio +20 Messages - Indigenous peoples reiterate their key messages for Rio +20 in a side event organized by Tebtebba and the Indigenous Information Network during the First Round of "Informal/informal" Negotiations of the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document held in New York, 20 March.
- Global Conference on Indigenous Peoples’ Self-Determined, Sustainable Development and the Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion - Indigenous peoples - one of the Major Groups under the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) - will actively engage with the Rio +20 preparatory processes and the conference proper itself. This is to ensure that their concerns and issues on sustainable development are integrated into the decisions and outcomes of Rio +20. Indigenous peoples will hold a Global Conference on 16-19 June and an Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion from 19-22 June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- Proposals for the Zero Draft - Submitted by Tebtebba and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact. The proposals cover Parts III (Green Economy), IV (Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development) and V (Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development for Action and Follow-up) of the Zero Draft.
- Rio +20: Essential Information - This paper aims to encourage and support the participation of civil society at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20 and the many processes around it. Published by Vitae Civilis Institute.
- The Future Indigenous Peoples Want - Statement of Indigenous Peoples Major Group during the Informal Informals, 25-27 January 2012, UN, New York City. The statement reiterates Indigenous Peoples key messages for Rio +20.
- Indigenous Peoples Major Group Submission to the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document of the UNCSD/RIO +20 - Submission of Indigenous Peoples for the Zero Draft of the Ountcome Document of the UNCSD/RIO +20. Co-organizing Partners for the Indigenous Peoples Major Group: Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples’ International Centre for Policy Research and Education), Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and Indigenous Information Network (IIN).
Resources on Indigenous Peoples and the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD/Rio +10), 2002 and the UN Conference on Environment and Development, 1992