"Amplifying the Voices of Indigenous Peoples”

The central role of indigenous peoples and local communities in achieving global commitments on biodiversity



This is a technical policy brief for the HLPF on Sustainable Development Goal 15 prepared by the Forest Peoples Programme and produced by the Indigenous Peoples Major Group for Sustainable Development.

This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. 

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Indigenous Views on Sustainable Development

Indigenous Views on Sustainable Development

Indigenous Peoples Engagement at HLPF 2018



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Indigenous Views - a series of videos depicting how the SDGs can impact the lives of Indigenous peoples

370 million people in over 90 countries identify themselves as being indigenous. They represent humanity in all its diversity, but they all have in common the fact that they are the most excluded, discriminated, threatened and often the poorest communities worldwide.

While indigenous peoples make up 5 % of the global population, they account for 15 % of the extreme poor.

The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent an unprecedented opportunity to ensure that indigenous peoples are not left behind. The goals can also benefit from indigenous peoples’ knowledge on topics such as community resilience and the environment.

Eight short videos have been produced focusing on the themes of a number of key SDGs, presented through the views of indigenous peoples from Bolivia, Colombia, Kenya, Nepal and Thailand and this video covers all topics.

IPMG Position Papers and Publications

IPMG Position Papers and Publications

Reports, submissions, briefing materials of the IPMG

Resource Materials

Resource Materials

General resources on indigenous peoples and the SDGs
Indigenous Navigator

Indigenous Navigator

Monitoring human rights and SDGs for indigenous peoples
Multimedia

Multimedia

Video clips, animation, photo gallery and other multimedia

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