Posted by: Bob Payne | September 16, 2011

Mining Highlights Government’s Shortcomings Under The UN Declaration On The Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

As the world marks the fourth year since the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN DRIP) in September 13, 2007, indigenous peoples in the Philippines continue with their struggle against violations of their rights. Embodying lofty ideals and aspirations, the UN DRIP is a declaration signed by more than 143 countries without any opposition, recognizing the historical marginalization of indigenous peoples, and well as affirming and promoting their rights.

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  1. Another global issue requiring concerted efforts from all like minded people and nations all over the world.


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