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April 2021

The Indigenous Navigator – Charting pathways to realize SDG 16 with indigenous peoples

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-5

Around the globe, conflict, insecurity, weak institutions and limited access to justice remain great threats to sustainable development. Indigenous Navigator data shows that this is also the case for indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples, and indigenous women and girls in particular, face intersecting forms of discrimination shaping specific forms of violence and exclusion experienced by them. They are exposed human rights violations, such as child labour, forced labour and human trafficking. Indigenous women and girls are disproportionally affected by gender-based violence…

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Defending the Defenders: Environmental Advocates in Southeast Asia in Focus

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC+7

The webinar aims to discuss the challenges and ways forward for the protection of the rights of environmental defenders. Speakers: - Dr Georgie Lloyd, Regional Coordinator (Asia and the Pacific) of Environmental Law and Governance, United Nations Environment Programme - Dr. Fran Lambrick, Co-Founder, NOT1MORE - Lia Alonzo, Secretariat, Asia Pacific Network of Environmental Defenders - Nick Bull, Defenders Program Manager, Earthrights International Special Intervention: Prof. Ben Boer. The webinar aims to gather concerned stakeholders to discuss challenges and ways…

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Side Event: Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, and Security Situation in Asia

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-5

At present, many Asian States are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to further repress civil liberties, intensify attacks against indigenous peoples, and worsen development aggression. Across Asia, there is a growing trend of criminalization and political persecution against Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders (IPHRDs) and indigenous organizations that remain relentless in their struggle to defend lands, territories, and ways of life. As the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues convenes this month, it is opportune to place the discourse…

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May 2021

UN Biodiversity Conference – COP15

May 17 - May 30
Kunming Kunming, China
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June 2021

Webinar – small-scale fishers and ocean well-being: vital partners in enhancing biocultural diversity, human rights and sustainable livelihoods

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC

The One Ocean Hub is one of the Friends of United Nations World Oceans Day. This year’s theme, ‘The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods’, will shed light on the wonder of the ocean and how it is our lifesource, supporting humanity and every other organism on earth.The One Ocean Hub-led webinar 'Small-scale fishers and ocean well-being : vital partners in enhancing biocultural diversity, human rights and sustainable livelihoods' will highlight the often-overlooked connections between the lives and livelihoods of Small-Scale Fishers, their role and…

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