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International Workshop on natural resource companies, indigenous peoples and human rights: setting a framework for consultation, benefit-sharing and dispute resolution
3-4 December 2008

OHCHR is organizing an International Workshop on natural resource companies, indigenous peoples and human rights: setting a framework for consultation, benefit-sharing and dispute resolution in Moscow on 3 and 4 December 2008. The Workshop will consider case studies of agreements between extractive industries and indigenous peoples and review existing industry and other guidelines.

Further information is contained in the documents below.

- Concept paper (PDF - 42KB)
- Programme (PDF - 64KB)
- Practical information (PDF - 22KB)
- Report of the workshop on indigenous peoples, private sector, natural resource, energy and mining companies and human rights (PDF - 126KB)
- Report of the International Workshop on perspectives of relationships between indigenous peoples and industrial companies (PDF - 71KB)

Contributions from the participants:

- Rafael Tiago Juk Benke, Vale-Inco
- Jerome Bouquet Elkaim, International Lawyers Association for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
- Ahmad Zazali, Sustainable Social Development Partnership
- Inra Gunawan, Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd Fiber Division
- Isabella Pain, Vale Inco Newfoundland and Labrador
- Cathal Doyle, University of Middlesex
- Anton Ivanov, International Conflict and Security Consulting
- Hugh Attwater, BG Group

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