|Written by IHRNA Coordinator|
|Thursday, 02 June 2011 05:01|
What Indigenous specific programmes does the ILO undertake?
Within the international legal framework for the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples, the ILO has adopted two legally binding international instruments that specifically concern indigenous and tribal peoples:
The ILO also adopted the Resolution on ILO Action Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in 1989.That resolution outlines possible forms of action to be taken to promote the rights of indigenous and tribal peoples.
For more information regarding the ILO and Indigenous and Tribal peoples click here
The key issues which the ILO targets in its programs for Indigenous people include:
The ILO works at the regional, sub-regional and national level in Africa, Asia and Latin America. To view the ILO’s activities for indigenous peoples by region click here. One key program is the Indigenous Peoples & Local Economic Development (IP/LED) Programme, which supports indigenous and tribal peoples’ communities to develop local economies and employment strategies. For more information on IP/LED click here.
Some ILO instruments which are particularly relevant to indigenous people are:
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