Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Gina Cosentino, Taking Canada’s Indigenous Policy Global, The Hill Times, Apr. 20, 2016

Paul Havemann, Ignoring the Mercury in the Climate Change Barometer: Denying Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, 13 Australian Indigenous Law Review 2 (2009)

Julie Koppel Maldonado et al., The Impact of Climate Change on Tribal Communities in the US: Displacement, Relocation, and Human Rights, 120 Climatic Change 93–106 (2013)

Linda Wallbott, Indigenous peoples in UN REDD+ negotiations: “importing power” and lobbying for rights through discursive interplay management, 19 Ecology and Society (2014)

Jay Williams, The Impact of Climate Change on Indigenous People – The Implications for the Cultural, Spiritual, Economic and Legal Rights of Indigenous People, 16 The International Journal of Human Rights 648–688 (2012)

Terry Williams & Preston Hardison, Culture, Law, Risk and Governance: Contexts of Traditional Knowledge in Climate Change Adaptation, 120 Climatic Change 531–544 (2013)


Caleb Stevens et al., Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change (World Resources Institute) (2014)

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples (UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues) (2008)

Environmental and Social Framework: Setting Environmental and Social Standards for Investment Project Financing (Second Draft for Consultation) (World Bank) (2015)

James Anaya, Report to the General Assembly, A/67/301 (13 August 2012).(Summary of activities. Need to Harmonize Activities Within the United Nations that Affect Indigenous Peoples ) (United Nations) (2012)

John H. Knox, Report of the Independent Expert on the issue of Human Rights Obligations Relating to the Enjoyment of a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment (United Nations) (2012)

OHCHR, OHCHR Study on the Relationship Between Climate Change and Human Rights (UN Human Rights Council) (2013)

Patricia Cochran et al., Indigenous Frameworks for Observing and Responding to Climate Change in Alaska (International Human Rights Funders Group) (2012)

Rodolfo Stavenhagen, Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous People, Rodolfo Stavenhagen (United Nations) (2007)

Vu Thi Hien et al., Indigenous Women, Climate Change and Forests (TEBTEBBA) (2011)