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Human Rights Standards for Conservation, Supporting Document 1: Provisions from international legal instruments relevant to the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities

This document is a revised version of The Living Convention (http://naturaljustice.org/library/our-publications/legal-research-resources/the-living-convention). The methodology used to develop it is set out at length in The Living Convention and is summarized in the second publication of the Human Rights Standards for Conservation series Jonas H, Roe D and Dilke A (2014) Human Rights Standards for Conservation, Part II: Which International Standards Apply to Conservation Initiatives? IIED Discussion Paper. IIED, London.

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  • IIED code: G03847
  • Published: Nov 2014 - IIED
  • Theme: Biodiversity
  • Language: English

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Despite increased recognition that conservation initiatives can violate the human rights of indigenous peoples and local communities, addressing 'unjust' conservation remains a contemporary problem. IIED and Natural Justice sought feedback on a series of papers that aimed to serve as a foundation for clear guidance about the human rights obligations of conservation actors, and specific details of the rights and forms of redress available.

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