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.
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide – This toolkit aims to help advocates understand natural resource contracts by using contract excerpts and information from case studies. The guide also explains topics that are commonly addressed in natural resource contracts and provides suggestions for improving vague or unfavorable contracts.
American Bar Association (ABA) – This guide supports human rights – based development in the context of industrial mining in Guinea. The guide highlights what the community needs to know about mining, its impacts, and how to protect their rights.
CEE Bankwatch- This online tool assists civil society groups in Turkey and South Eastern Europe to fight against harmful coal projects. You input the banks and companies involved in the project and the tool provides tailored information on how to contact them, which policies guide their decisions, and how best to influence them.
ELAW – This guide is designed to assist grassroots advocates and communities to understand mining EIAs, identify flaws in mining project plans, convince decision-makers to reject ill-conceived mining projects, and explore ways that proposed mining projects could be made socially and environmentally acceptable.
Global Response – This guide describes aspects of the mining process, the dangers you and your community face when mining companies seek to operate in your community, and the many ways you can fight back.
Gender Action – This toolkit for civil society groups provides checklists and guides for civil society groups to incorporate gender analysis and impact assessment into their work on international finance institutions or development projects. Includes links to several gender analysis methodologies.