Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights and Advocacy: Capacity Building Program for Indigenous Advocates (Australia, 14-23 April, 2007)

 

Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights and Advocacy: A Capacity Building Program for Indigenous Advocates (Australia, 14-23 April, 2007)

The Diplomacy Training Program’s 4th annual regional human rights capacity building program for Indigenous Advocates from the Asia/Pacific and Indigenous Australia took place from 14-23 April, 2007.

This training program focused both on international human rights standards relevant to Indigenous Peoples and on building practical advocacy skills. Course participants came from Australia, Pakistan, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Burma (Karen and Shan communities), Canada (Karen Canadian Community) and Thailand (Lisu). Participants work on many issues affecting Indigenous peoples in their countries. Their commitment and enthusiasm throughout the 10 day program added significantly to the success of the training.

 

 

The Project Report is here.