Resolution on Enhancing Acknowledgement of Indigenous Peoples

APPF24-RES-04

24th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF)
Vancouver, Canada January 17-21, 2016

Resolution on Enhancing Acknowledgement of Indigenous Peoples

APPF24/RES/04

(Sponsored by Australia)

The 24th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum;

Recognising the ongoing issues experienced by the region’s Indigenous peoples and the need by all governments to assist where possible to help reduce the gaps in socio-economic and health status;

Welcoming the opportunity to partner with Indigenous peoples;


RESOLVES TO:

  1. Affirm the need to provide appropriate support to assist Indigenous peoples in reclaiming self-empowerment;
  2. Urge countries in the region to work in partnership with Indigenous peoples on closing the gap on socio-economic and health outcomes;
  3. Urge countries to support Indigenous peoples to access equal opportunities within


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Resolution on Enhancing Acknowledgement of Indigenous Peoples

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