Study on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Disaster Risk Reduction, Prevention, and Preparedness Initiatives

The Human Rights Council requested the Expert Mechanism to carry out a study on the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples in disaster risk reduction, prevention and preparedness initiatives, to be presented to the Council at its 27th session (September 2014).

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Expert Mechanism's study on the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples in disaster risk reduction, prevention and preparedness initiatives

The Expert Mechanism requested contributions from States, indigenous peoples, NHRIs and other stakeholders to the study. The views presented in these documents are those of the submitting organizations, and may not reflect the views of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Submissions received from States included:

Submissions received from indigenous peoples and others included: