This publication is a result of a dialogue on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples. It recommends best practices to the Human Rights Council and to the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Recommendations are also aimed at indigenous peoples and their organizations so they can collaborate more effectively and draw more benefits.
Jennifer Preston is from the Canadian Friends Service Committee (Quakers). Diana Vinding is an anthropologist at the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA). Lola Garca-Alix is the human rights coordinator of IWGIA. Marie Lger is the coordinator of indigenous peoples rights for the Rights and Democracy organization.