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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights$
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Patrick Thornberry

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780719037931

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.001.0001

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The UN draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The UN draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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(p.370) 15 The UN draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights
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Patrick Thornberry

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0016

This chapter takes the draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a potential future global standard for indigenous peoples—‘emerging law’—and appraises its principal characteristics. The draft Declaration incorporates a far-reaching ensemble of pro-indigenous concepts. The process of drafting and debating has contributed to and been the beneficiary of a broad and ongoing process of indigenous sensitisation in the international community. The prospects for the survival of the draft in anything like its present form are unclear. However, despite the difficulties in reaching accommodation, there has been a narrowing of differences between indigenous peoples and governments in key respects over the whole process.

Keywords:   draft Declaration, indigenous rights, human rights

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