International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 9 August

This year’s theme is Indigenous People’s Right to Education. GWI supports education as a way to preserve the knowledge and cultures of indigenous people.  Literacy is a prerequisite to understanding human rights such as land rights. Education for groups who may be vulnerable or marginalised needs to be conducted in a sensitive and holistic manner. GWI details how such an approach can be done in the GWI manifesto for Non-Traditional Education. For more information on the Day, please follow this link. 

Author: Amy Paunila

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GWI’s office is relocating to another Geneva location on 16 August.  For a few days, we will have limited access to our emails, telephone and website. We appreciate your understanding during this time of positive change. We will be back to normal working conditions on Monday, 21 August.


Thank you, GWI Staff.


Les bureaux de GWI seront en cours de déménagement a Geneve le 16 Août. Pendant quelques jours, nous aurons un accès limité à nous emails, téléphone et site web. Nous vous remercions d’avance pour votre compréhension pendant ce changement. Nous serons de retour à la normale le lundi 21 Août.


Merci, l’équipe GWI.