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Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

The OHCHR is the United Nations office with primary responsibility for promoting and protecting the enjoyment and full realization of human rights for all. It provides information on the UN’s human rights activities. Important human rights instruments are available full-text.

Carnegie Council’s Human Rights Initiative Program (1994-2005)

An initiative program developed by Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs between 1992 and 2005.

Cultural Survival

Cultural Survival is a nonprofit organization that works with indigenous peoples to protect their lands, languages, and cultures; educate their communities about their rights; and fight against their marginalization, discrimination, exploitation, and abuse.

Minority Rights Group International

Minority Rights Group International supports minority and indigenous people as they strive to maintain their rights to the land they live on, the languages they speak, to equal opportunities in education and employment, and to full participation in public life.

World Intellectual Property Organization

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property (patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, etc.) as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity.

Andaman Pilot Project

The project contains information about the Moken, a sea nomad group who lives on the Surin Island of southern Thailand.

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