Comparison matrix of changes in successive drafts of Outcome Document of World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP)

Attached herewith is a chart highlighting the changes made in the successive drafts of the Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) from Zero draft to the Rev.3 released on September 5, 2014. The chart was elaborated based on the earlier chart prepared by Docip.

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For more information on the WCIP, visit Indigenous Peoples’ Global Coordinating Group’s website on the World Conference here or UN’s website on the Conference here

 

NEPAL: Indigenous peoples submit complaint to the UN on violations of religious and cultural rights in Surkhet

1 October 2013

Indigenous peoples’ organizations have submitted a complaint to the United Nations concerning the violations of religious and cultural rights of indigenous peoples due to denial of installation of Buddha idol in Kakre Bihar, a monastery in Surkhet district of mid-western Nepal.

Representatives of indigenous peoples’ and Buddhist organizations, on Monday, emailed the complaint in an urgent communication to the UN Special Rapporteurs on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, in the field of cultural rights and on freedom of religion or belief. The complaint details obstructions by the Government to install the idol even after fulfilling all necessary procedures, including police intervention on the rally taken out on 25 May 2013 for installing the idol. More than 50 devotees were reportedly injured or looted of their belongings in the brutal police assault. More

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