This resource is the BeneLex Learning Module focused on benefit-sharing and the rights of indigenous peoples over natural resources.
This module will, first, highlight opportunities to protect the natural resources of indigenous peoples by relying on both international environmental law and international human rights law. It will then discuss various ways in which the rights of indigenous peoples to natural resources can be protected looking in turn at the obligations of the government and of private companies.
The Learning objectives of this module are to enable community representatives and advocates to utilize proactively international benefit-sharing standards to:
The targeted users of this learning module are indigenous peoples and local communities’ representatives, and human rights and environmental advocates.
Be part of the movement for legal empowerment.
Meet practitioners from around the world, access practical resources, and join learning exchanges.Sign Up