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Organizations relating to Minority, Indigenous Groups

Saami Council / Karasjok, Norway / Est. 1956
Caribbean Organization of Indigenous Peoples / Arima, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1987
Indian Council of South America / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1980
Coordinadora Andina de Organizaciones Indígenas / Lima, Peru / Est. 2006
European Association of Daily Newspapers in Minority and Regional Languages / Bolzano, Italy / Est. 2001
NGO Committee on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples / New York NY, USA
Comisión Juridica para el Autodesarrollo de los Pueblos Originarios Andinos / Tacna, Peru / Est. 1993
Kommunikationsausschuss Lutherischer Minderheitskirchen in Europa / Dalfsen, Netherlands / Est. 1977
International Committee for Crimea / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1997
Minority Research Network / Rotterdam, Netherlands
Fondo para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indigenas de América Latina y el Caribe / La Paz, Bolivia / Est. 1992
International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity / Honolulu HI, USA / Est. 1996
International Training Center of Indigenous Peoples / Nuuk, Greenland / Est. 1997
World Indigenous Television Broadcasters Network / Est. 2008
Indigenous Peoples' Biodiversity Network / Cusco, Peru
Forest Movement Europe / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1989
European Network on Indigenous Peoples / Cologne, Germany / Est. 2013
Land Healers Foundation / Est. 2018
Cultural Survival / Cambridge MA, USA / Est. 1972
European Network for Indigenous Australian Rights / Est. 1998
alterNativa - Intercanvi amb Pobles Indigenes / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1986
Working Group on Rainforests and Biodiversity / Bielefeld, Germany / Est. 1987
Center for Indigenous Languages of Latin America / Austin TX, USA / Est. 2000
European Folklore Institute / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 1995
Centre for Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies / Birmingham, UK / Est. 1981
Four Directions Council / Est. 1981
Naga International Support Centre, Amsterdam / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 2000
Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1990
Action d'appui pour la protection des droits des minorités en Afrique centrale / Cyangugu, Rwanda
Asia Harvest / Bradenton FL, USA
Amazigh World Congress / Paris, France / Est. 1995
Rigoberta Menchú Tum Foundation / Mexico City, Mexico
Mundo Maya Organization / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1992
Assyrian Universal Alliance / San Jose CA, USA / Est. 1968
Equipo Nizkor / Madrid, Spain
Adventist Frontier Missions / Berrien Springs MI, USA / Est. 1985
Centre for Documentation and Information on Minorities in Europe-Southeast Europe / Glyka Nera, Greece / Est. 1998
Indigenous Peoples Survival Foundation / Salt Lake City UT, USA
Research School of Asian, African and Amerindian Studies / Leiden, Netherlands / Est. 1988
Astraea International Fund For Sexual Minorities / New York NY, USA / Est. 1996
Grand Council of the Crees - Eeyou Istchee / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1974
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas / Muncie IN, USA / Est. 1981
Calmeadow Charitable Foundation / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1983
Inuvialuit Game Council, Canada / Inuvik NT, Canada
Overseas Council International / Indianapolis IN, USA / Est. 1974
Commonwealth Association of Indigenous Peoples / Woolloongabba QLD, Australia / Est. 1999
Tribal Link Foundation / New York NY, USA / Est. 1993
European Organization of Pakistani Minorities
Policy Center for Roma and Minorities / Bucharest, Romania / Est. 2008
Global Diversity Foundation / Est. 1999

View all profiles (340 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Minority, Indigenous Groups

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Segregation of poor and minority population in urban ghettos
Uneconomic publishing markets for minority languages
Discrimination against indigenous populations
Cultural discrimination
Abuse of native peoples
Ethnic conflict
Ethnic discrimination
Expropriation of land from indigenous populations
Abuse of traditional cultural expressions of peoples
Inadequate housing among indigenous peoples
Denial of right of indigenous peoples to participate in political processes
Violation of the rights of sexual minorities
Social dictatorship
Inadequate education of indigenous peoples
Threatened habitats of indigenous peoples
Denial of right of peoples to use their own language
Income discrimination against minorities
Illiteracy among indigenous peoples
Expulsion of ethnic minorities
Malnutrition among indigenous peoples
Denial of education to minorities
Exploitation of indigenous populations in employment
Denial of rights of ethnic minorities
Underprivileged racial minorities

Action Strategies relating to Minority, Indigenous Groups

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Incorporating sustainable indigenous management systems for land resources
Recruiting ethnic minorities into police and prison services
Preserving traditional rights to natural resources
Strengthening preventative and curative health services for indigenous people
Applying culture-based knowledge systems
Providing extension services to support local environmental management
Involving local people in water management
Strengthening legislation on the rights and responsibilities of indigenous peoples
Respecting rights of indigenous peoples and communities
Recognizing indigenous environmental rights
Denying rights of indigenous people
Exposing violation of rights of indigenous peoples
Integrating indigenous knowledge on natural resources
Harvesting native fauna and flora for food
Protecting traditional knowledge
Supporting independent initiatives in science and technology
Linking established science with indigenous knowledge
Planting exotic plant species
Improving protection for linguistic minorities
Improving minority culture support
Responding to minority concerns
Translating minority languages
Promoting welfare of persons belonging to minorities
Enabling representation of minorities
Assisting underprivileged minorities

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