1998

  • Accredited participants, Roundtable on Intellectual Property and Indigenous Peoples. World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 23-24 July 1998.
  • Concept paper “Indigenous Knowledge and Languages and Intellectual Property Rights” submitted to World Intellectual Property Organization. Follow-up to Roundtable on Intellectual Property and Indigenous Peoples, Geneva, Switzerland, 23-24 July 1998.
  • Organizers, breakout session “Indigenous Peoples and Language: Integrated Perspectives on Linguistic, Cultural, and Biological Diversity” at 16th Session of UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Geneva, Switzerland, 27-31 July 1998.
  • Organizers, community working session “Supporting cultural and environmental diversity through indigenous language development and protection of linguistic human rights”. Sixth International Congress of Ethnobiology. Whakatane, Aotearoa/New Zealand, 23-28 November 1998.
  • 1998-2000 Consultants, World Wide Fund for Nature. Project “Indigenous and Tribal Peoples, Traditional Communities, and WWF’s Ecoregion-Based Conservation”. Cross-mapping of world’s ethnolinguistic groups onto WWF map of “Global 200” conservation-priority ecoregions; report writing; development of guidelines for WWF partnerships with indigenous peoples in biodiversity conservation.
  • Indigenous Peoples: Education and Language Accredited participants, 16th Session of UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Geneva, Switzerland, 27–31 July 1998. Statement “ Linguistic Human Rights in Education ” (UN doc. E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/1998/2)submitted to 16th Session of UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Geneva, Switzerland, 27–31 July 1998, Principal Theme “Indigenous Peoples: Education and Language”.

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