International development cooperation must advance indigenous self-determination

By | 30 March, 2011

consultsThe UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples calls for a new model of development, one that advances indigenous self-determination and offers real opportunities for partnership“, the Special Rapporteur told German government officials and others participating in an expert workshop in Berlin on March 29, 2011.

The Special Rapporteur gave the keynote presentation at the expert workshop, which was convened by the German Federal Ministry on Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to address German development cooperation in Africa and Asia. See a summary of the Special Rapporteur´s presentation and the workshop programe.