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Organizations relating to Minority, Indigenous Groups

Résolution sur les Minorités Linguistiques et Culturelles dans la Communauté Européenne / Est. 1994
Gwich'in Council International / Whitehorse YT, Canada / Est. 1999
International Alliance of the Indigenous Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests / Chiang Mai, Thailand / Est. 1992
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact / Chiang Mai, Thailand / Est. 1988
Latin American Congress to Defend the Rights of the Jewish Minority in the Soviet Union / New York NY, USA
Cultural Survival / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 1972
WATU Acción Indigena / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1993
International Federation for East Timor / New York NY, USA / Est. 1991
European Network for Indigenous Australian Rights / Est. 1998
American Indigenous Parliament / Est. 1988
Coordinator of Latin American Cinema and Communication Indigenous Peoples / Est. 1985
Convention Concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1989
Mercator European Network for Documentation and Information on Lesser-Used Languages / Aberystwyth, UK
International Scientific Conference Minorities for Europe of Tomorrow / Maribor, Slovenia / Est. 1989
alterNativa - Intercanvi amb Pobles Indigenes / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1986
International Centre of Amerindian Knowledge / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
Working Group on Rainforests and Biodiversity / Bielefeld, Germany / Est. 1987
European Centre for Minority Issues / Flensburg, Germany / Est. 1996
International Human Rights Association of American Minorities / Nanaimo BC, Canada / Est. 1985
Center for Indigenous Languages of Latin America / Austin TX, USA / Est. 2000
Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1995
Convention Concerning the Abolition of Penal Sanctions for Breaches of Contract of Employment by Indigenous Workers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1955
Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs / London, UK / Est. 1976
Indigenous Peoples' International Centre for Policy Research and Education / Baguio City, Philippines
Fund for the Development of the Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean / La Paz, Bolivia / Est. 1992

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World Problems relating to Minority, Indigenous Groups

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Abuse of native peoples
Ethnic discrimination
Lack of economic adaptation of indigenous systems
Discrimination against indigenous populations
Inadequate education of indigenous peoples
Cultural discrimination
Endangered cultures
Denial of right to freedom of religion of indigenous peoples
Underprivileged racial minorities
Denial of rights of ethnic minorities
Exploitation of indigenous populations in employment
Denial of education to minorities
Malnutrition among indigenous peoples
Social dictatorship
Discrimination against minority languages
Expulsion of ethnic minorities
Illiteracy among indigenous peoples
Income discrimination against minorities
Denial of right of peoples to use their own language
Threatened habitats of indigenous peoples
Segregation of poor and minority population in urban ghettos
Secession
Violation of the rights of sexual minorities
Denial of right of indigenous peoples to participate in political processes
Inadequate housing among indigenous peoples

Action Strategies relating to Minority, Indigenous Groups

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Adapting traditional practices for biodiversity conservation
Using traditional veterinary practices
Strengthening preventative and curative health services for indigenous people
Protecting traditional knowledge

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