EU Paper: Indigenous peoples, extractive industries and human rights

Julian Burger, written for the European Parliament Policy Department

A research paper commissioned by the European Parliament, which examines the human rights impacts of the extractive industries on indigenous peoples worldwide. The paper concludes by recommending, among other things, that the European Union as one of the regions championing the Declaration at the United Nations take the initiative to develop a regionwide framework for extractive industries that sanction companies and provide legal redress in cases where the human rights of indigenous peoples are violated. with recommendations for the European Parliament.

Download the full pdf web version of the report (1Mb) here.

Date of publication: 
18 September, 2014
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