Publications

Report: Making Free Prior & Informed Consent a Reality - Indigenous Peoples and the Extractive Sector

Source: 
Indigenous Peoples Links (PIPLinks), Middlesex University School of Law & The Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility
Date of publication: 
2 May, 2013

The following links allow you to download either the electronic copy or an extract of the report “Making Free Prior & Informed Consent a Reality Indigenous Peoples and the Extractive Sector”.

The paper, written for a consortium of organisations by Cathal Doyle and Jill Cariño, seeks to contribute towards a discussion between indigenous peoples and mining companies on the issue of indigenous peoples’ Free Prior & Informed Consent (FPIC).

Philippines Mining or Food

Source: 
Working Group on Mining in the Philippines
Date of publication: 
1 January, 2009

A report on a follow up fact-finding trip to the Philippines in February 2008, which focussed on the issue of food security as threatened by mining. For copies of the report, as well as maps produced by the fact-finding team, please click here.

Breaking promises, Making profits - Mining in the Philippines

Source: 
PIPLinks and Christian Aid
Date of publication: 
1 December, 2004

As the Philippines government renews its commitment to promoting foreign investment in mining, Breaking Promises, Making Profits exposes the true costs of mining and calls on politicians and the international community to take responsibility for the ethical operation of both foreign and national mining companies.

Download a pdf of the report (750 Kbs) here..

Mining in the Philippines: Concerns & Conflicts

Source: 
Working Group on Mining in the Philippines
Date of publication: 
1 July, 2006

The fact-finding report of a team lead by Clare Short MP, the former UK Secretary of State for Overseas Development, from a visit to the Philippines in July & August 2006.

Download a pdf of the report (1.5 Mbs) here.

Statement on the work of the UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations

Source: 
Joint statement including PIPLinks
Date of publication: 
25 June, 2014

The following is a statement intended for the 26th Session of the Human Rights Council on the work of the UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business and its Forum on Business and Human Rights.

As the mandate of the UN Working Group is being debated this statement looks at how Working Group still need to elaborate how aspects of the Guiding Principles will be applied with regard to indigenous peoples.

Download a pdf of the report (2.2 Mbs) here.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Issues & Participation at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

Source: 
Cathal Doyle, European Network on Indigenous Peoples (ENIP)
Date of publication: 
1 June, 2014

University of Middlesex academic, and PIPLinks board member, Cathal Doyle has published a report on the participation of indigenous peoples at the UN Fora on Business and Human Rights.

Summary on the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project and Human Rights Violations in the South Cotabato

Source: 
UN Human Rights Council submission
Date of publication: 
6 June, 2014

CETIM & Franciscans International have submitted a statement to the UN Human Rights Council, as it reviews business and human rights, on Glencore-Xstrata’s Tampakan project in the Philippines. It was written in collaboration with Tampakan Forum in the Philippines, which PIPLinks is a member of.

Download a pdf document of the report (129Kbs) here

Indigenous Peoples Major Group Submission for the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document of the UNCSD/Rio + 20

Source: 
Various organisations, including Tebtebba, IEN & IIN
Date of publication: 
1 November, 2011

Submission from the ‘Major Group’ in the CSD process representing Indigenous Peoples for the Zero Draft of the Outcome Document of the Rio + 20 meeting. The document lists the key advocacy points of the Major Group.

Download the submission as Word document (68Kbs) here.

Joint Submission on the Human Rights Situation of Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines

Source: 
Various organisations, including PIPLinks
Date of publication: 
1 December, 2011

Submission on the human rights situation of Indigenous Peoples to the UN Human Rights Council’s Periodic Review of the Philippines, aiming to input to the 13th cycle in May 2012

Download the submission in Word format (97Kbs) here.

Briefing note: Indigenous peoples, transnational corporations and other business enterprises

Source: 
IWGIA, PIPLinks, RAIPON, Almaciga
Date of publication: 
20 January, 2012

A briefing note published to inform the newly formed UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises about key issues within their remit affecting indigenous peoples.

Download a pdf of the briefing note (1.3 Mbs) here.