Indigenous peoples

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Indigenous peoples living in the harsh climatic conditions of the North, Siberia and the Far East in Russia regularly come up against the predatory policies of mining and oil and gas companies, which are often supported by the local authorities. ADC Memorial supports defenders of the rights of indigenous peoples and works on this topic with human rights mechanisms of the COE and the UN (Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights).

Relevant publications

The Russian Federation: Violation of the Economic and Social Rights of Vulnerable Groups

Alternative Report on the Russian Federation’s Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Connection with the Consideration of the Sixth Periodic State Report (2016) by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

For the 62nd session of the CESCR, September 19 – October 6, 2017.

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