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1996, Baguio City, Philippines; Indigenous People’s Policy Centre

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(1996, Baguio City, Philippines; www.tebtebba.org).

Indigenous People’s Policy Centre for Policy Research and Education. “Tebtebba,” used by the indigenous Kankana-ey Igorot of Northern Philippines, refers to a process of collectively discussing issues and presenting diverse views, with the aim of reaching agreements, common positions, and concerted actions. Seeks proper implementation of the UNDRIP by States, the UN System, other multilateral global and regional bodies, non-state actors such as corporations and NGOs, and indigenous peoples themselves. The International Advisory Council is composed of distinguished leaders of indigenous peoples and advocates, and sets Tebtebba’s orientation, direction and general program. Executive Director: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz.

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