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National Inception Workshop of ‘Indigenous Navigator’ project organised successfully in Bangladesh

The national inception workshop of the project ‘Improving indigenous and tribal peoples’ access to justice and development through community-based monitoring’ (popularly known as ‘Indigenous Navigator’) was held in Dhaka from July 26-27, 2017.The project is supported by European Union (EU) and jointly implementing by International Labor Organization (ILO) and Kapaeeng Foundation in Bangladesh. Around forty […]

Engage indigenous peoples in the process of implementation and review of achieving the SDGs

Discussion meeting urges the government The Government of Bangladesh should engage indigenous peoples including indigenous women across the country in implementing and reviewing the progress of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Unlike the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the visibility of indigenous peoples in implementation of SDGs should be ensured to make its agenda “Leave […]

Implement UPR recommendations by May 2018

Discussion in Dhaka urges government The discussants urged the government to implement the UPR recommendations related to indigenous peoples by May 2018. The discussion meeting titled “Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh” was organized by the Coalition of Indigenous Peoples Organizations on UPR at the Daily Star Centre in […]

Intervention of Bablu Chakma on agenda item 4 of 16th session of the UNPFii

The 16th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues The UN Headquarters, New York, 24 April-5 May 2017 Agenda Item- 4: Implementation of the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. By Bablu Chakma (email: bablu_du2004@yahoo.com), Kapaeeng Foundation (email: […]

Land grabbing dropped Rakhaine population to 5 percent in Coastal region in Bangladesh

reveals fact-finding mission of eminent citizen The population of the Rakhaine people of two southern coastal districts – Patuakhali and Borguna – have gone down to as low as five percent over past few decades as a result of rampant land grabbing and persecution. This deplorable picture was revealed in a press conference organized on […]

Discussion on Government Pledges and Situation of Indigenous Women and Girls held in Dhaka

KF Report: On 20 March 2017, Kapaeeng Foundation (KF) and Bangladesh Indigenous Women’s Network (BIWN) jointly organized a discussion meeting titled “Government Pledges and Situation of Indigenous Women and Girls” at the Daily Star Center, Dhaka. Kazi Reazul Haque, Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Bangladesh was present as the chief guest in […]

Kapaeeng Foundation launches Human Rights Report 2016 on Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh

Kapaeeng Foundation (KF) launched Human Rights Report 2016 on Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh. The launching and dissemination program of the Report was organised on 26 February 2017 at Tawfiq Aziz Khan Seminar Hall of The Daily Star Bhavan in Dhaka. KF published this human rights report with the support of Oxfam. Former honorable chairman of National […]