Results of Workshop 'Modern Trends in Development of Traditional Economy of Indigenous Peoples' in Dudinka
Òåìà: LIENIP News
An information and education workshop "Modern trends in Development of Traditional Economy of Indigenous Peoples" was held on 18-20 June 2010 in Dudinka (Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets municipal district, Krasnoyarsk Krai). Representatives of Taimyr indigenous peoples took part in the workshop.
During the workshop the participants discussed international legal foundation of indigenous peoples’ state (project on translation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights into indigenous languages; the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples), directions of legal protection of indigenous peoples’ traditional knowledge, methods of indigenous peoples’ traditional economy support by means of projects.
At the end of the workshop the participants decided to:
1. apply to the authorities, the public and the scientific community to support the advancement and promotion of norms of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a standard of protection of indigenous peoples’ rights;
2. apply to the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the subject of access of Taimyr indigenous peoples to international instruments in indigenous languages;
3. make a proposal to the Administration of Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets municipal district on establishment of an Expert body to control the use and protection of traditional knowledge, folklore and religious beliefs of Taimyr indigenous peoples;
4. make an offer to the public and the scientific community of Taimyr indigenous peoples to form the main directions, structure and provisions on activities of the Expert body;
5. address the Government of Krasnoyarsk Krai and put forward an initiative of formulation and adoption of regulatory legal act to support Taimyr indigenous communities as key subjects of preservation and protection of traditional living and culture of Taimyr indigenous peoples.
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