Tuesday, August 4, 2020

On the occasion of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, the Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program of the Institute for the Study of Human Rights pays tribute to the struggles of the Indigenous Peoples for dignity, justice and human rights and stands in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and their communities and the Indigenous human rights defenders.

A series of webinars
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The Institute’s Indigenous Peoples Rights Program was pleased to participate in the initiative of indigenous leaders, media and support organizations. A series of webinars under the title “How to: Indigenous Governance and Diplomacy for the NOW” has been organized for July and August 2020 by The Gomaluku Podcast in collaboration with Tuomas Aslak Juuso (President of the Saami Parliament in Finland), DOCIP (Center for Documentation of Indigenous Peoples), Drumbeat Media and TV Indigena.
Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Shayna Halliwell, a Human Rights M.A. graduate, is currently based in Dakar working as a Partnerships Specialist for The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for francophone and lusophone West Africa and North Africa (17 countries in total). 

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The Government of Greenland approves historic National Action Plan to comply with UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. For decades it has been documented that many children in Greenland live under very difficult conditions. Greenland has major socioecomic problems, including care neglect and high levels of suicide and substance abuse.