International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
08 August 2014
Message by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
07 August 2014
Indigenous peoples face common challenges in accessing education, jobs and social protection, says Lina Lushai, ILO National Project Officer in Bangladesh. She explains how promotion of decent employment can help relieve poverty and allow indigenous people to stay in their communities.
UN Indigenous Peoples' Partnership
20 May 2014
Indigenous peoples have a powerful ally that, in a few short years, has helped recognize and expand their rights in countries on three continents.
Indigenous peoples' rights
Message by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
09 August 2013
Indigenous Peoples’ rights
06 August 2013
Ahead of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People on August 9th, ILO News looks at how the ILO’s Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), is helping an indigenous tribe in north-eastern Peru to make their voices heard.
16 April 2013
The ILO and indigenous communities in Chile team up to battle discrimination and implement HIV guidelines in the transport sector.
01 November 2012
Inland hilltribe villagers in Quang Nam province have increased their earnings by developing products such as traditional weavings, spices, tea gift baskets and home stay services for tourists, with the help of an ILO project and funding from the Luxembourg Government. By Tran Quynh Hoa, ILO Country Office for Viet Nam.
ILO and the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA) jointly organized a two days long national level training for government officials on UN Human Rights Instruments and national laws concerning indigenous and tribal peoples of Bangladesh. 40 government officers from different line ministries including 12 Upazila Nirbahi Officers (UNOs) from the plain land districts participated in the training programme.
09 August 2012
"Indigenous media, Empowering indigenous voices" – the theme of this year’s observance is a reminder that the voice and participation of indigenous and tribal peoples are indispensable in shaping a future that respects their dignity. The plight of many of the world’s indigenous and tribal women and men testifies to the urgency of the need.
09 August 2012
August 9 marks the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and this year’s theme is "Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices". ILO News looks at the growing role of social media and the staying power of radio in these communities.