With more than 370 million people around the world belonging to indigenous communities and indigenous knowledge was (and remains) crucial for linking development, human rights, peace, security, and environmental sustainability. Stakeholders involved in the United Nations Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership (UNIPP) sought to leverage the voices of indigenous people in Bolivia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Nepal, and Nicaragua in support of strategic initiatives at local and national levels.
The fund was the first global inter-agency initiative with a programmatic focus on indigenous people at the country level that was complemented by contextually-relevant interventions at regional and international levels.
The work of the United Nations Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership are possible thanks to the generous contributions by public and private sector partners
The work of the United Nations Indigenous Peoples’ Partnership is possible thanks to the efforts of . These resources are pooled and channelled to participating organizations to promote joint action and multi-stakeholder partnerships, making a difference on the ground.