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F.a: Promoting Development Justice in Nepal


01/23 - 12/23


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Lawyers? Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) was established in 1995. It works for the human rights and fundamental freedoms of Indigenous Peoples in Nepal. LAHURNIP envisions a situation where Indigenous Peoples of Nepal are freely enjoying collective rights, including right to self-determination, ownership and control over lands, territories and resources, customary rights and justice system and self-determined development. The methods used by LAHURNIP include empowerment and mobilisation of the communities, monitoring and documenting of the human rights situation, legal aid, strategic litigation, research, advocacy, and campaigning. The aim of this project is to defend the land rights of Indigenous Peoples in the planning of big infrastructure projects, especially concentrating on FPIC principles, and supporting the preparation of National Action Plan on UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights.

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