12th Annual Conference of the Forum for Development Cooperation with Indigenous Peoples
12-13 October 2011 (University of Tromsø, Norway)

The report of the 2011 Conference of the Forum for Development Cooperation with Indigenous Peoples, coordinated by the Centre for Sámi Studies in the University of Tromsø, has been released under the title “Stakes Replacing Rights – New Pathways for Indigenous Peoples in Development Cooperation?” Among the speakers, Antti Korkeakivi addressed new UN initiatives on the rights of indigenous peoples; Siri Damman focused on the role of indigenous peoples in rights-based sustainable rainforest management; and Alberto Valiente Thoresen examined intercultural bilingual education in Bolivia and SAIH. Download the report of the conference [pdf] … Visit the Forum’s website …

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