Essays on Human Rights and Democratic Development
People or Peoples; Equality, Autonomy and Self-Determination: The Issues at Stake of the Internation

Marantz, Denis
Publisher:  International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development, Montreal, Canada
Year Published:  1996  
Pages:  200pp   ISBN:  2-922084-00-0
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6276

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Table of Contents

Presentation
Edward Broadbent

Issues Affecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in International Fora
B. Denis Marantz

The Current Situation
Background

The Multilateral Environment
The Instruments and Some Issues
The Antecedent of the International Year
The International Decade
Study of Treaties, Agreements and other Arrangements
The Study of Cultural Properties
The Inter-American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
A Permanent Forum
The Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
The Rights of Women
The Working Group of States of the Commission on Human Rights
Government Management of the Draft Declaration in Canada
The Elusive Partnership
Conclusion

Notes
The Legal Value of Self-Determination: Vision or Inconvenience?
Maivan Clech Lam

Pre-1980 Developments
Theory
Practice

Post-1980 Developments
International Practice and Theory
The Conceptual Debate
A Proposed Vision of Self-Determination on the Eve of the New Millennium

The Conceptualization of Self-Determination

The Regulation of Potentially Peace-Threatening Assertions of Self-Determination

Criteria

Institutions

Process of Regulation

Conclusion

Notes

References

Appendixes - Documents

Appendix A
International Labour Organisation Convention 169

Appendix B
Draft United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Appendix C
Establishment of a Working Group of the Commission on Human Rights to Elaborate a Draft Declaration

Appendix D
Programme of Activities for the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Appendix E
Draft of the Inter-American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Subject Headings

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