Call for Inputs: Study on “The impact of militarization on the rights of Indigenous Peoples”
Deadline: 31 January 2023
The purpose of this study is to assess the impact militarization has on the rights of Indigenous Peoples. The study will address the impact of militarization on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, including, but not limited to, rights contained within the Declaration, particularly, Article 30. Article 30.1 of UNDRIP states that “Military activities shall not take place in the lands or territories of Indigenous Peoples, unless justified by a relevant public interest or otherwise freely agreed with or requested by the Indigenous Peoples concerned.” Article 30.2 further explains that “States shall undertake effective consultations with the Indigenous Peoples concerned, through appropriate procedures and in particular through their representative institutions, prior to using their lands or territories for military activities.” The purpose of this study is to assess the extent to which militarization has impacted the national implementation and consideration of the above and other Articles.
Submissions should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 31 January 2023, in English, French, Spanish or Russian, in WORD format and no longer than 5 pages. Submissions should focus on the themes contained in the below concept note