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Rio+20: Indigenous views on new draft text of the outcome document

19 June, 2012

Draft Rio+20 proposed outcomes document a mixed bag: UNDRIP is acknowledged and some positive elements are likely to be secured on traditional knowledge, but other outcomes lack vital and much needed commitments on FPIC and other rights, while the text on forests ignores indigenous peoples and suffers from weak and possibly harmful language.

For more information, see summary update from IWGIA here.

IWGIA Summary Update