UNPO News

Aug 30, 2018

UNPO Commemorates International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

Since 2011, 30 August has been the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Enforced disappearance remains a global problem that afflicts people in various countries and with different ethnicities, religions and political backgrounds. The Day of the Disappeared sheds light on an issue that does not only violate various human, civil, economic, social, and cultural rights of the victims...

Aug 30, 2018

UNPO Commemorates International Day of the Victims...

Since 2011, 30 August has been the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Enforced disappearance remains a global problem that afflicts people in various countries and with different...

Read more »

Aug 28, 2018

Somaliland Briefing Note 2018

Since it declared independence from Somalia in 1991, Somaliland has developed into one of the Horn of Africa’s most prosperous and stable democracies. Despite having its own flag, parliament, currency...

Read more »

Aug 21, 2018

UNPO and its Successful Campaign on Brazilian...

For over six years now, UNPO has increased its presence and support on the American continent. Despite not having formal members in the South of the continent so far, the grants provided by the Nando and...

Read more »

Aug 10, 2018

Alternative Narratives - Diversity Within the...

While the Sami, an Arctic people indigenous to Northern Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden, are generally associated with reindeer husbandry and traditional ways of living, the community has historically...

Read more »

Aug 09, 2018

UNPO Observes International Day of the World’s...

Today, Thursday 9 August 2018, is the 24th International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples since its creation by the United Nations in December 1994. The date was chosen because it marks the...

Read more »

Aug 09, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous Organisations Struggle for...

On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples of 2018, leaderships from the “Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil” (in Portuguese, “Articulação...

Read more »

Aug 07, 2018

The Worldwide Struggle to Recognize Indigenous...

All over the world, Indigenous Peoples are struggling to have the rights over their ancestral lands recognized. Contrasted to the processes which companies such as the ones related to the palm oil industry...

Read more »

Aug 07, 2018

UPDATED: Anti-Slavery Activist Biram Dah Abeid...

In the early morning of Tuesday, 7 August 2018, Mauritanian police took internationally recognized anti-slavery activist Biram Dah Abeid into custody. Being the leader of the Initiative for the Resurgence...

Read more »