From rights to responsibilities
The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and Natural Justice collaborated during 2013-14 with a group of lawyers and experts on the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities to clarify the following issues:
- Which conservation actors have responsibility for upholding international human rights standards?
- Which international human rights standards are most relevant in a conservation context?
- Which redress mechanisms are available to indigenous peoples and local communities when human rights are infringed by conservation initiatives?