Call for Comment! Guide for Business on UNDRIP and Indigenous Peoples' Rights
The UN Global Compact has released for comment the Consultation draft of the Business Reference Guide on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UNDRIP”). This draft is open for public comment until 1 June 2013, and is available here: http://www.unglobalcompact.org/Issue...es_rights.html
All interested people are invited to submit comments on the exposure draft to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to publicly comment on the Guide, please post your comments on the discussion forum here.
Comments Submitted by Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee), April 2013
Please see attached relevant comments submitted by the Grand Council of the Crees (posted on behalf of the UN Global Compact)
Comments Submitted by Elsa Stamatopoulou, Inst. of the Study of HRs, Columbia Univ.
Please see attached comments submitted by Elsa Stamatopoulou, Director, Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University (posted on behalf of the UN Global Compact)
Comments submitted by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
Please see attached comments submitted by the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights.
Comments from the Advocate, International Indigenous Rights
I would like to share some of the comments submitted to the UN Global Compact in regard to the Business Guider to the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples.
Comments form the UNICEF
For those interested in the UNICEF stance on indigenous and minority children rights, see enclosed comments
Comments from the Minority Rights Group International (MRG)
Please find enclosed the suggestions from the MRG on the Guide for Businesses on Indigenous People's Rights.
Comments from the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)
Please find attached ICMM's submission to the UN Global Compact on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Business Reference Guide. The attached documents include ICMM's position statement on the issue with reference to mining and specific comments on the text of the Guide.
Comments from Terre de Jeunes de Burundi
Please find enclosed comments in French.
Comments from the Eco-learning Cultural Center
Please find enclosed comments from the Founder/Chairman of the Center, John Tilji Menjo.