UN declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples published in Bengali and Sadri language

The Human Rights Programme(HRP) has published the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP in Bengali and Sadri language.

First time in Bangladesh, the UNDRIP is published in an ethnic language. (Sadri, is an Eastern Indo-Aryan language spoken by the ethnic minorities of Bangladesh living in the North- West part of the country).

The Human Rights Programme(HRP) is supporting to empower the plain land ethnic community for protecting their rights in Bangladesh. The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted by the General Assembly in 2007.

This Declaration is the most comprehensive international instrument on the rights of indigenous peoples. It establishes a universal framework of minimum standards for the survival, dignity and well-being of the indigenous peoples of the world and it elaborates on existing human rights standards and fundamental freedoms as they apply to the specific situation of indigenous peoples.

The declaration guarantees their right to remain distinct and to pursue their own priorities in economic, social and cultural development. This publication will an effective tool for the CSOs & CBOs working to protect the rights of the Indigenous people in Bangladesh

These 2 publications will be an effective vehicle to disseminate the core messages of the UNDRIP. This publication will also support Human Rights networks and the CSOs for advocating the rights issue of the indigenous people.

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