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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Learn about Canada’s commitment to implement this declaration.

Improving respect for Indigenous peoples’ rights

We are involved in several initiatives to promote the rights of Indigenous peoples in Canada and abroad.

International Indigenous rights

Human rights, gender equality, governance, cultural and linguistic diversity, environmental protection, international co-operation and more.

Working with international organizations

Canada has strongly supported the inclusion of indigenous issues.

Forging strategic partnerships with other countries

Working to improve the quality of life of Indigenous peoples.

Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Rights in Constitutional and International Law

Well-researched, independent guidance to courts on respecting the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples and non-Indigenous stakeholders.

Canada Research Chair in Global Indigenous Rights and Politics

Indigenous political actors are navigating the international system and are negotiating rights claims with individual states.





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