Assessing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Constitutions: An Introduction to IDEA’s Assessment Tool & Methodology
Date: 15 July 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (CEST)
This event will serve as a brief introduction to International IDEA's flagship publication, “Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Constitutions Assessment Tool” published in August 2020. Using a series of questions, short explanations and example provisions from constitutions around the world, the Assessment Tool guides its users through the text of a constitution and allows for systematic analysis of the language and provisions of a constitutional text to assess how robustly indigenous peoples’ rights are reflected in it. The event will include an overview of the Assessment Tool’s development and methodology by its author and commentary from representatives of indigenous peoples' organizations who are familiar with the Assessment Tool. 45 min is allocated for Q&A and discussion. The Tool can be viewed and downloaded here.