National Advocacy Council for Development of Indigenous People
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - National Advocacy Council for Development of Indigenous People
WELCOME TO THE PRESENTATION OF NACDIPA network which supports for the rights of the tribals of India
ORIGIN OF NACDIP• The movement was formally constituted as NACDIP (National Advocacy Council for Development of Indigenous People) in June 2002 at Visakhapatnam, having membership registered from 192 Adivasi communities with the support of 225 voluntary organizations belonging to 18 states of India.
VISION• To protect the rights of the indigenous communities over land, water and forest. Preserve and promote the traditional knowledge and cultural heritage of Adivasi. Build capacity to face the challenges of the Globalised world order.
MISSION• To create a common platform for uniting all the indigenous communities of India to assert their rights. Seek cooperation of the development activists, academicians and media to advocate issues relating to the Adivasi. Build alliance in the international level to establish linkages with organizations of indigenous people.
The Objectives of NACDIP• To PROTECT the rights and entitlements of the indigenous communities over all the natural resources such as land, water and forest• To PRESERVE the Identity, cultural heritages and traditional knowledge of the Adivasis of India including the primitive/endangered Adivasis.• To RESTABLISH the right to self determination, self rule, sovereignty and the village republic (Gram Swaraj).• To ENABLE the Adivasis of India to face the challenges of the globalized world order.• To DOCUMENT the history, struggles, survival and livelihood strategies.• To DISSEMINATE the information on Adivasi rights, issues and best practices to all its stake holders
STRUCTURE OF NACDIP NATIONAL OFFICE PREM, HQ, Berhampur EASTERN SOUTHERN NORTH WESTERN REGION REGION REGION6 STATE LEVEL 5 STATE LEVEL 7 STATE LEVEL FORUMS FORUMS FORUMS DISTRICT DISTRICT DISTRICT LEVELLEVEL FORUMS LEVEL FORUMS FORUMSVILLAGE LEVEL VILLAGE LEVEL VILLAGE LEVEL ADIVASI ADIVASI ADIVASI COMMITTEE COMMITTEE COMMITTEE
HISTORY OF NACDIP Organization of National level convention on Indigenous People in the next generation on March 2001 at Visakhapatnam 48 groups belongs to 13 states. 1640 delegates and 400 children. Strategy developed on : Protection on Rights of Adivasi Implementation of Tribal Self Rule. Draft Visakhapatnam Declaration
HISTORY OF NACDIPOrganization of National level convention on Panchayatrajand Natural Resource Management on 6th to 7th June 2002 at Visakhapatnam Focus of discussion Panchayatraj and Natural Resource Management in Scheduled Areas Displacement of Tribals. Impact of Globalization and Tribals. Market Economy and Tribals. Review of Visakhapatnam Declaration.
HISTORY OF NACDIP In the National level convention on Panchayatraj and Natural Resource Management, NACDIP is formally constituted in order to implement Visakhapatnam Declaration and it is a platform to discuss various issues affecting Adivasi Communities at National level.
HISTORY OF NACDIP Organization of 3rd National level convention of Adivasis on 9th to 10th December 2002 at Chengalipet, Tamilnadu 37 groups belongs to 10 states. 400 delegates Focus of Discussion on : Globalisation Liberalisation. Low investment of Govt. in Social Sector (Health & Education)
HISTORY OF NACDIP Organization of 4th National level Convention of Adivasis on 16th to 17th June 2004 at Bhubaneswar 500 delegates from 7 states. Focus of Discussion on : Qualitative Education Health Adivasi Children
HISTORY OF NACDIP Organization of Consultation to Evolve National Policy for Adivasis on 31st July & 1st August 2005 at New Delhi 100 delegates from 6 states. Focus of Discussion on : Review of National Adivasi Draft Policy Preparation of National Adivasi Policy
HISTORY OF NACDIPState level workshop on Policy and Advocacy at Bhubaneswar, Orissa 150 delegates representing from Tribal Leaders, Policy Makers, Professionals, Experts, Representatives from NGO Networks and INGO. Duration : Two Days Focus of Discussion : Strengthening of District & State level Federations Identifying the local issues & Strateges to address the issues Common action Programme for Tribal Self Rule
HISTORY OF NACDIPRegional/ Zonal level workshop on Policyand Advocacy in Selected 3 Zones (Calicut, Ranchi & Massouri) 100 delegates representing from Tribal Leaders, Policy Makers, Professionals, Experts, Representatives from NGO Networks and INGO. Duration : Two Days Focus of Discussion : Strengthening of State & Zonal level Federations Identifying the Zonal Common Issues & Problems Planning for Pressure Group to influence Policy Makers
HISTORY OF NACDIP National level Consultation on Tribal Policy and Natural Resource Management in Scheduled Areas at New Delhi 100 delegates representing from Tribal National Leaders, Policy Makers, Bureaucrats, Press, Media, Professionals, Experts, Representatives from NGO Networks and INGO. Duration : Two Days Objectives of Consultation : Motivating Issues and Problems of Indigenous People to Policy Makers & Bureaucrats. Influencing Media & others to highlight the issues & Problems of Tribals Influencing Government to Implement National Policy for Indigenous People.
ACHIEVEMENTS• Advocating for PESA – Act 1996 to implement it in true sprit in scheduled area.• Advocacy and lobbying to enact the Forest Rights Act for Adivasis of India• Training and Supporting NGOs and People’s organizations in 18 states to mobilize adivasi communities for their rights & development• Involving in the formulation of National Policy for Adivasis at the central level• Capacity building of the tribal representatives in different level of grass-root level democratic institutions
ACHIEVEMENTS• Sharing information; laws, polices and programmes to the unreached adivasi areas• Played active role for enacting NREGA and now promoting social auditing and other supportive monitoring systems for the effective implementation of NREGA• Providing legal-aid support to the adivasis – mainly for the rights over land, forest resources, education, health, food security and human rights of adivasis• Creating linkages across the country between adivasis, NGOs, INGOs, Government departments for solidarity and unity for the common action for asserting their rights.
WAY FORWARD………..• Networking – State, National & International• Advocacy and lobby- Bottom to Top• Issue based research and documentation• Capacity building of indigenous communities• Secured entitlements and sustainable livelihood• Linkage with South Asia Indigenous peoples network and International Indigenous peoples network