Ogiek peoples attending court hearing in Tanzania. Credit: OPDP

Preparing the next big mile for the Ogiek Peoples

Tuesday, 22nd May 2018

One year after the landmark victory against the government of Kenya, the Indigenous Ogiek Peoples will come together on May 26 to reflect on the lessons learnt and groom support to make the next steps successful.

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The Indigenous World 2018

Tuesday, 17th April 2018

The Indigenous World is a one-of-a-kind documentation tool, that offers a comprehensive yearly overview of the developments indigenous peoples experience around the world. The book is unique because it provides a glimpse of key events and facts useful for researchers, development workers and media. The Indigenous World also serves as inspiration to raise global awareness of the rights of indigenous peoples, their struggles, their worldviews and their resilience.

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Land rights as human rights – a view from Bangladesh

Friday, 5th January 2018

In Bangladesh, around 80% of civil and criminal cases are related to land conflict. Eviction and torture against the marginal and indigenous peoples can be found throughout the country. Published in local newspapers, 11 cases of tortures are recorded during 2012 to 2017. 

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Titulación colectiva en el Perú: tema pendiente en la agenda política y social del país

Monday, 18th December 2017

El evento "Diálogo Intercultural: Balances y Retos sobre los Proyectos de Titulación de Tierras Comunales", realizado el pasado 13 de diciembre, permitió visibilizar los retos y avances en cuanto a los proyectos de titulación de las tierras y territorios de las comunidades campesinas y nativas del Perú. 

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OPDP strengthens capacities of Africa’s IPs rights advocates

Wednesday, 13th December 2017

ILC Africa member, Ogiek Peoples’ Development Program (OPDP) held a workshop in Arusha, Tanzania on October 2-4 to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous Peoples’ (IPs) organisations in Africa to advocate for the implementation of Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) mechanisms and Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).

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Eleven months ultimatum to resolve the problems of the poor. Ekta Parishad announced Delhi March for land reforms

Sunday, 10th December 2017

“Central government should immediately take concrete steps to resolve the problems of the poor, and to bring land reforms. The Government needs to be ready to face the nationwide mass movement if otherwise. Under the leadership of prominent Gandhian Dr. S.N. Subbarao, mass movement on land reform will be initiated throughout the country on 2nd October 2018.” This announcement was made by Rajgopal P.V, the founder of Ekta Parishad during the National People's Parliament on land reforms at Phoolbagh Maidan, Gwalior.

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