25 March, 2019

Indigenous Peoples' Day Declaration, 2008

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We, 140 participants representing indigenous peoples communities, organizations and networks, NGOs, government agencies, UN bodies, agencies and programmes in the Philippines, gathered to celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, August 9. We also celebrate the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by 144 member-states of the UN General Assembly in 13 September 2007. This is a historic milestone for our struggles to get our rights respected and protected. In this conference we discussed ways for us to effectively implement the UNDRIP...