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No Declaration Is Better Than A Bad Declaration

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinAfter 20+ years the Declaration on the Rights of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples falls flat on its face with barely a grunt. This is not so much a surprise that it just lies there on wet pavement, disintegrating in the rain, since the text that finally made it to the UN General Assembly (UNGA) was… Continue reading No Declaration Is Better Than A Bad Declaration

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The Declaration Falls Flat

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinAfter 20+ years the Declaration on the Rights of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples falls flat on its face with barely a grunt. This is not so much a surprise that it just lies there on wet pavement, disintegrating in the rain, since the text that finally made it to the UN General Assembly (UNGA) was… Continue reading The Declaration Falls Flat

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The First Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, The Indigenous Caucus, July 16-17, 2005

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinGreetings to all, As you may or may not know, this weekend (the 16th and 17th of July) was the pre-WGIP Indigenous Caucus meeting in Geneva, in preparation for the next week of sessions of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Normally, I don’t do write-ups for these sessions, but since many of the key… Continue reading The First Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, The Indigenous Caucus, July 16-17, 2005

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Final Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Geneva, Switzerland, July 18-22, 2005

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditBufferLinkedinGreetings to all, It was so great to see so many good friends, colleagues and relations this week! What a treat, and something of a shame that we are not able to see each other more often. I miss you all already! As I had found out that UNPO among other organizations were doing daily… Continue reading Final Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Geneva, Switzerland, July 18-22, 2005