Standing Committee of the Dana Declaration on Mobile Peoples and Conservation

The Refugee Studies Centre’s main concern is that research and advocacy regarding the rights of marginal and displaced peoples (those forced to move or forced to settle) are kept at the fore of international discussions, and that new policies are developed to protect the rights of such peoples to a sustainable livelihood. The Dana Declaration Standing Committee and Working Group is especially concerned that the rights of indigenous peoples, and of mobile peoples in particular, are taken in consideration in relation with access to land and natural resources, to make sure that impoverisation as a result of dispossession and displacement, is halted and, eventually, reversed.


Type of organisation: 
Indigenous Peoples/Local Community Organisation
United Kingdom

Dawn Chatty, Chair of the Standing Committee of the Dana Declaration
Phone: +44 01865 270432

Standing Committee of the Dana Declaration on Mobile peoples and Conservation Refugee Studies Centre, Dept of International Development, University of Oxford, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK

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