Myanmar in Transition
Author: Rajiv K Bhatia, Ranjit Gupta, Janani Govindankutty, Bibhu Prasad Routray, Roomana Hukil, Asma Masood, Shanta-Maree Surendran, Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy, Aparupa Bhattacherjee, D Suba Chandran, Vijay Sakhuja, Yves-Marie Rault
Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS)
This publication presents a number of articles discussing the political, ethnic and foreign policy components of the ongoing transition in Myanmar.
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Overcoming the Crisis: Diversity and Human Rights in the New Bolivian Constitution
Author: Claudia Josi
This paper discusses the various political and social conflicts that led to the 2009 Bolivian constitution, which 1) redefined the overall identity of the state, 2) strengthened the collective rights of indigenous peoples, and 3) introduced new mecha...
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Canadian Reconciliation in an International Context
Author: Elizabeth Shelley
This paper examines the work of Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), established by the country to collect testimonies to record the human rights abuses against Aboriginal children that took place in its residential schools.
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The Internationalization of Indigenous Rights
Author: Terry Mitchell, Ken Coates, Carin Holroyd, Yvonne Boyer, Thierry Rodon, Rhoda E Howard-Hassmann, Andrew S Thompson, Robert Maciel, Bonita Beatty, Gonzalo Bustamante, Thibault Martin, Roberta Rice, Jeff Corntassel
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
This report examines Canada's part in the development of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) as well as its implementation.
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