indigenous peoples

PH upholds IPs’ representation in talks, decision-making

Secretary Allen A. Capuyan, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) Chairperson, cautions the international community to validate claims and appeals of some interest groups, using the pandemic situation, to solicit funds for IP communities in the Philippines. Speaking during the virtual 13th Session of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Dec. 2, Capuyan said these donations are being channeled to support terrorist activities. (Contributed photo)

IPs represented in talks, decision-making

 December 3, 2020

GENEVA, Switzerland – The Philippines on Wednesday stressed the need for indigenous peoples (IPs) to be meaningfully engaged in discussions and decisions on all matters affecting them.”IP representations in decision making bodies such as the Regional Development, Peace and Order and Health… Read More

House panel OKs bill recognizing conserved IPs’ communities

 December 3, 2020

A measure seeking to recognize the indigenous cultural communities and indigenous peoples (ICCs/IPs) community conserved territories and areas (ICCA) hurdled committee level at the House of Representatives on Thursday.The House Committee on Indigenous Cultural Communities and… Read More

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