The relationship between indigenous peoples and nation states is historically marked by conflict and oppression, and the exploitation of natural resources, usually ignoring indigenous knowledge, feed into these conflicts. The 2014 Whanganui River Deed of Settlement is an exemplary attempt to protect the River's natural resources while respecting the long ignored voices of the local Whanganui tribes.
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During the 3rd Session of the Preparatory Committee towards Habitat III held between 25th and 27th of July 2016 in Surabaya (Indonesia), the World Future Council in partnership with UN Habitat and UCLG ASAPAC hosted a side event exploring the linkages between public spaces and the regenerative city.
In a powerful joint statement, members of the World Future Council are calling on governments, international organizations, humanitarian actors and civil society to step up action to protect refugee women, children and unaccompanied minors from violence.