United Nations Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership Brochure (2012): Delivering as One UN at the country level
02 August 2012
Indigenous and tribal peoples constitute at least 5,000 distinct peoples with a population of more than 370 million, living in 70 different countries. They are part of the overall contribution of all peoples’ to the diversity and richness of the world. Yet there is an urgent need to respect, promote and protect their inherent collective and individual rights that derive from their social, economic, cultural and political institutions, traditions and knowledge. This Brochure addresses the collective strategy of the five UN agencies in the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples.
Comparative analysis on the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention No. 169, UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and Indigenous Peoples' Rights Act (IPRA) of the Philippines
29 June 2012
All three instruments affirm the human rights and fundamental freedoms of the indigenous cultural communities and indigenous peoples on the basis of equality and non-discrimination.
15 February 2012
This paper draws on the expertise and experience of two specialized ILO teams - the Programme to Promote ILO Convention No. 169 (PRO169) based in the International Labour Standards Department and the ILO’s Bureau for Gender Equality - with the aim of examining indigenous women’s position in the workforce.
30 December 2011
In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2011, the ILO Country Office for the Philippines as the lead agency on the United Nations Technical Working Group on Indigenous Peoples has initiated the UN IP photo exhibit.
05 August 2011
This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on discrimination at work and also features stories from the world of work: Domestic work, Gender-based violence, social justice...
01 July 2011
Guidelines to combat child labour among ITPs, which meet the specific needs of ITPs through a rights-based approach.
30 June 2011
Key issues and policy options to unlock the potential for sustainable rural development among indigenous and tribal peoples.
01 May 2011
Despite being one of the richest regions in Indonesia, 41.8 per cent of the population in Papua is living below the poverty line. Many of them are indigenous Papuans who constitute two-thirds of the region’s population of 2.3 million…
15 April 2011
This issue of the ILO magazine focuses on the ILO Conferences in changing times 1919-2011 and also features stories from the world of work: Forced labour, Social security, Employment in the tourism industry...
Monitoring Indigenous and Tribal Peoples’ Rights through ILO Conventions _ A compilation of ILO Supervisory Bodies’ Comments 2009-2010
01 April 2010
The implementation of all ILO Conventions is monitored by the ILO supervisory bodies. This allows a continuous dialogue to take place between the Organization and the Governments concerned with the involvement of employers’ and workers’ organizations (trade unions), with a view to strengthening the implementation of these Conventions. The aim of the present publication is to present some of the most recent comments adopted by the ILO supervisory bodies concerning indigenous and tribal peoples. They are preceded by a brief introduction to the ILO supervisory mechanisms.