Implementing the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention No. 169
Towards an inclusive, sustainable, and just future
This report examines the implementation of the Convention No. 169 and the current social and economic situation of indigenous people across the world. The document presents the social and economic situation of indigenous women and men today by looking at key aspects such as population, employment and poverty, as well as the important strides made in public policies, particularly with regard to institutions, consultation and participation. It highlights the critical role of the Convention as a framework for social justice, peace, participatory democracy, and inclusive and sustainable development for all – which is necessary to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and undertake meaningful climate action.