EISIL Logo - Home An ASIL Product
Electronic Information System for International Law
HOMEABOUT EISILWHAT'S NEWSITE MAPHELP          s
Find: in: Recent Additions   Advanced Search  

Save Record? 

Primary Document  
Title: Anchorage Declaration
Alternative Title(s): Anchorage Declaration on Climate Change
Available From: http://unfccc.int/resource/docs/2009/smsn/ngo/168.pdf
Conclusion Date: 2009-04-29
Description: The Declaration was issued at the Indigenous Peoples' Global Summit on Climate Change, held at Anchorage, Alaska, 20-24 April 2009, and convening Indigenous representatives from the Arctic, North America, Asia, Acific, Latin America, Africa, Caribbean and Russia.

The Declaration affirms that the inherent and fundamental human rights and status of Indigenous Peoples, affirmed in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), must be fully recognized and respected in all decision-making processes and activities related to climate change. This includes the rights of Indigenous Peoples to lands, territories, environment and natural resources as contained in Articles 25�30 of the UNDRIP. The right of Self Determination of Indigenous Peoples must be recognized and respected, emphasizing the right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent, including the right to say "no". The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) agreements and principles must reflect the spirit and the minimum standards contained in UNDRIP.
English, French, Russian and Spanish versons of the Declaration are available in pdf.
EISIL Categories: Home > Individuals & Groups > Ethnic Groups, Minorities & Indigenous Peoples
Home > International Human Rights > Indigenous & Minority Rights
Home > International Environmental Law > Protection of the Atmosphere
Keywords: air & atmosphere
climate change
emissions
environment
environmental law
forests and deforestation
global warming
greenhouse gases
indigenous rights
native people
rights of indigenous peoples
water resources
Language(s): English
French
Russian
Spanish
Site Administrator: Indigenous Peoples� Global Summit on Climate Change
info@indigenoussummit.com


ASIL Logo

Join UsJoin Us


SUGGEST SITE | REPORT A BROKEN LINK | CONTACT | ASIL



Join ASIL on:    Facebook     Twitter