Essays about: "Indigenous Peoples"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 85 essays containing the words Indigenous Peoples.

  1. 1. Indigenous Peoples' Right to Land and Natural Resources When Companies Act In Their Traditional Territory: An Enquire of International Human Rights Systems with a Focus on the Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the African Regional System of Human Rights

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Luiza De Freitas Lima Fernandes; [2020]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Indigenous Peoples; Business and Human Rights; Inter-American Court of human Rights; African Regional System of Human Rights; Right to Land; International Law; Indigenous Rights; Communal Property; Non-State Actors; Regional Systems of Human Rights Protection; UNGPs; Private Companies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis approaches how International Human Rights Law is addressing the protection of indigenous peoples’ right to land when States give concessions for companies to act inside indigenous traditional territory. Cases of harmful conducts committed by companies in indigenous territory are continuously happening around the world. READ MORE

  2. 2. Indigenous Peoples and Internal Displacement: A Legal No Man's Land?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Jack Musgrave; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigenous peoples; human rights; internal displacement; Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement; UNDRIP; ILO Convention no. 169; Colombia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : “Cultural identity is closely linked to their ancestral lands. If they are deprived of them, by means of forced displacement, it seriously affects their cultural identity, and finally, their very right to life lato sensu... READ MORE

  3. 3. The Voices of the Unheard : A postcolonial analysis of how indigeneity is discursively (re)produced by international donors

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Catalina Näsman; [2020]
    Keywords : Indigeneity; postcolonial theory; United Nations; World Bank;

    Abstract : In the last 20 years, international donors have made efforts to increase the participation of minorities into development programmes. Despite these efforts, development actors continues to receive critique from postcolonial theorists for continuing to reinforce neocolonial and Western-centered tendencies onto minorities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Price of Protecting Forests : Assessing REDD+ Performance in Collaborative Governance in Vietnam

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Molly Grönlund Müller; [2019]
    Keywords : forests; collaborative governance; Vietnam; REDD ; Payment for Ecosystem Services; local communities; payment mechanisms; climate change;

    Abstract : The UNFCCC initiated mechanism Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is an important policy instrument for combating climate change, using payments to create economic incentives for developing countries to preserve their forests. However, there is a need for closer scrutiny of whether the mechanism is able to generate its intended outputs and outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social Change of an Indigenous Community: A case study of the community-based cooperative "Millennial Women" in Oaxaca, Mexico

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Louise Gripenberg; [2019]
    Keywords : community-based cooperative; indigenous identity; subsistence; social relations; solidarity economy; pulque production; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Mexico has a large share of indigenous people that are living in disproportionally high poverty levels. As a result, rural communities are facing deprivation of indigenous peoples in search of work in urban areas. READ MORE