Monthly Archives: February 2019

Indonesia: UN experts condemn racism and police violence against Papuans, and use of snake against arrested boy

By | 22 February, 2019

GENEVA (21 February 2019) – Prompt and impartial investigations must be carried out into numerous cases of alleged killings, unlawful arrests, and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment of indigenous Papuans by the Indonesian police and military in West Papua and Papua provinces, say a group of UN human rights experts*. In the latest reported case,… Read More »

Enhancing and Promoting Indigenous Peoples. Knowledge and Innovations for Climate Resilience and Sustainable Development

By | 13 February, 2019

Keynote Address: Indigenous Peoples’ Forum in IFAD, 4th Global Session, 12-14 February 2019, IFAD Headquarters, Rome, Italy Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Mr. Gilbert Houngbo, President of IFAD, Mr. Paul Winters, Members of the Governing Council of IFAD, the Senior Management and staff of IFAD, members of the Indigenous… Read More »