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Loi portant promotion et protection des droits des populations autochtones -5/11 - 25.02.2011
Loi portant promotion et protection des droits des populations autochtones -5/11 - 25.02.2011

Le 25 Février 2011, le gouvernement, soutenu par la RFUK et l'OCDH, a adopté une nouvelle loi sur la protection et la promotion des droits des peuples autochtones en République du Congo. La loi, première du genre dans la région, ouvre la voie à la reconnaissance de certains droits fonciers dans le pays, entre autres choses. 

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Gabon Indigenous Peoples Development Plan - 07.2005
Gabon Indigenous Peoples Development Plan - 07.2005

In 2005, the government of Gabon published an indigenous peoples development plan (IPDP). Inside are a number of provisions for indigneous peoples that the government is supposed to adhere to concerning their rights to land, livelihoods and equitable participation in decision making and services.

 

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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The UN Declaration on the rights of Indigenous People was adopted in September 2007. It is a "non-binding text that sets out the individual and collective rights of indigenous peoples, as well as their rights to culture, identity, language, employment, health, education and other issues".

 

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ILO Convention 169
ILO Convention 169


The ILO Convention 169 is the main international legal binding instrument on indigenous and tribal people. The Central African Republic became the first African country to adopt the convention in August 2010.


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