Forest Peoples Programme- This toolkit provides NGOs with information about the legal framework for the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo with regard to their lands, territories and natural resources. It also provides useful information on the international and regional mechanisms which NGOs, and the indigenous peoples and local communities they work with, can use in order to claim their rights and advocate for the DRC government to respect its legal obligations at the international and regional level.
CEE Bankwatch- This guide is written for NGOs, local communities and individuals affected by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) investments. The guide discusses considerations for lodging a complaint with the EBRD’s Project Compliance Mechanism (PCM).
SOMO – This website provides information and tools to file complaints against a company, business or multinational corporation in order to prevent, stop and seek justice for negative impacts caused by their business activities. Mechanisms covered include those of the African Development Bank, the World Bank and International Finance Corporation and the Asian Development Bank, regional human rights bodies, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Accountability Counsel – This guide offers tools for redressing human rights and environmental violations by international financial institutions, export promotion agencies and private corporate actors.
Habitat International Coalition – This toolkit covering the following topics: legal security of tenure; freedom from dispossession; public goods & services; environmental goods & services (natural resources, land & water); affordability, finance; habitability; accessibility (physical); location; cultural appropriateness; information, education, capacity and capacity building; participation and self-expression; movement resettlement, nonrefoulement, return & restitution; security (physical) and privacy.
Inclusive Development International- This guide provides practical guidance on strategies for identifying actors along agricultural investment chains and holding them accountable for land and human rights violations.
UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing – This guide summarizes international human rights standards applicable to involuntary displacement caused by so-called “development projects” before, during and after evictions, and instructions on how to submit a complaint to the UN Special Rapporteur if your rights are being violated
Amnesty International India, Housing and Land Rights Network, Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action – This handbook introduces the UN Guidelines, which serve as a potential tool to prevent forced evictions and ensure adequate rehabilitation and resettlement based on human rights standards if evictions are unavoidable.
Forest People’s Programme – This toolkit , which contains a series of information notes explaining different aspects of the Inter-American system, is designed to help indigenous women and their advocates to use the system effectively.
Forest Peoples Programme – This guide assists indigenous communities in defending their customary lands in the face of development investments financed by the International Finance Corporation.
Forest Peoples Programme – This guide explains the rules that World Bank projects must obey and explains the rights of indigenous peoples to be consulted fairly and honestly about World Bank projects and to refuse a project if it does not respect their rights and needs.
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) – This training manual was developed to build the capacities of the indigenous peoples, networks and organizations to advocate and work for the effective implementation of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for indigenous peoples in the activities and projects relating to REDD+.
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), Forest Peoples Programme (FPP), International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) & Tebtebba – This book is designed to provide indigenous peoples and their organizations with information on REDD+, an understanding climate change, and the implications for the collective rights of indigenous peoples
Forest Peoples Programme- The toolkit has been created in order to introduce indigenous women, and the organisations which represent them, to the African system of human and peoples’ rights. It highlights the different routes available to ensuring that the rights of indigenous women are valued and taken into account by the African Commission.
Forest Peoples Programme- A guide to using the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women to defend and protect the rights of indigenous women.