24 May, 2019

Indigenous Peoples & the Extractive Sector: Towards a Rights-Respecting Engagement

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This report provides an overview of the present state of play of the extractive industries in relation to indigenous peoples, taking as its point of departure the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples(UNDRIP) in 2007, together with the 2009 UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues International (UNPFII) Expert Group Meeting on Extractive Industries, Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility, and the 2009 International Conference on Indigenous Peoples and the Extractive Industries. The report is divided into four chapters and concludes with a set of recommendations 
Authors: Dr. Cathal Doyle and Mr. Andy Whitmore, published in 2014 by Tebtebba, Indigenous Peoples Links and Middlesex University.
Executive Summary and Summary of Recommendations
Chapter One: Overview of the Situation of Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries
Has Extractive Industries-Related Impact on Indigenous Peoples Increased?
Review of Environmental and Social Impacts on Indigenous Peoples
Lessons Learned by the Industry and Emerging Good Practices
National level Developments in Relation to Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries
Indigenous Rights Asserting Responses in the Context of Extractive Industries
Chapter Two: UN Human Rights Bodies, Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries
Overview of the Normative Framework of  Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
Developments in UN Treaty Body Jurisprudence Post-UNDRIP Adoption
UN Charter Body Focus on Indigenous Peoples and the Extractive Industries
Chapter Three: Normative Development Outside of UN Human Rights Bodies
UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)
International Labor Organization
Regional Systems
OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
United Nations Global Compact
Financial Institutions, Extractive Industries and Indigenous Peoples
The Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI)
Chapter Four: Looking to the Future: A Self-Determination and Sustainable Development Compliant Extractive Sector?
Implications of the Post-2015 Development Agenda for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights
Institutional Level Changes to Open Up New Opportunities for Indigenous Peoples
Future Extractive Industries Landscape and Opportunities to Shape It 
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