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Last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon released his message to the press on occasion of the upcoming International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on Thursday, August 9.

The full text of the message reads as follows:

”In the five years since the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, communities and individuals have been taking advantage of the reach of traditional and new media to tell their story and make their voices heard.

The focus of this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is 'Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices'. From community ... Read More

An interaction program on ILO 169 has organised on 30 April 2012 in Pokhara on the occasion of three day, 29 April-1 May 2012, international conference on ILO 169 and IPs rights to self determination. Representatives of various IPs groups and activists have participated program. General Secretary of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) foundation Ms Joan Carling also attended the program.

The program was organised by Tamuwan indigenous nationalities mega conference organising committee.

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consultive meeting

The IPs leaders and CA members cast doubt in addressing IPs demands and issues in the new constitution as the principal leaders are changing their stances regarding IPs demands for their petty interest. They also opined ‘IPOs, IPs, IPs CA members and activists should play peaceful and constructive role to pressurise the law makers in addressing IPs issues and demands in new constitution.

The participants were addressing the consultative meeting regarding IPs contemporary issues in Kathmandu on 22 March 2012 organised by NGO-FONIN.

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