Call for Participation: Open consultation on the document “Indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and resources”
International Land Coalition, June 2013

ROME, ITALY: The ILC has circulated a draft scoping study, prepared by Birgitte Feiring, which will be open for comments until 8 July 2013. After the review process, suggested changes will be considered and the text published and distributed as a perspective paper. The study presents an overview of UN mechanisms on indigenous peoples, and examines land and resource rights under several international and regional instruments, as well as institutional policies of financial institutions. It examines three key thematic issues concerning indigenous peoples’ land rights, including: gender, indigenous and community conserved areas, and climate change and REDD+. Read the call for comments … Download the draft study [pdf] …