The Kapaeeng Foundation was established in 2004, with a view to establishing a society based on the values of justice, equity and freedom where fundamental freedoms and human rights of indigenous peoples are ensured. The mission of Kapaeeng Foundation are, among others, to promote and protect the human rights of the indigenous peoples of the country and to conduct advocacy, lobby and campaign programme for the same at local, national, regional and international level; to establish a strong network and partnership with national, regional and international organisations and individuals working on promotion and protection of human rights as well as indigenous peoples rights and to raise the capacity of the indigenous peoples in promoting and protecting the human rights.
Kapaeeng Foundation has been working for promotion and protection of human rights of indigenous peoples in Bangladesh. Key programme of activities in promoting and protecting the human rights of indigenous peoples are to conduct lobby and advocacy activities at the local, national, regional and international levels; promotional work on ILO Convention No. 107 and 169 on Tribal and Indigenous Peoples and UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), networking and strengthening relationship between indigenous peoples’ organisations and communities; campaign and urgent appeals etc.
Organisational Focal Person for the SDG Platform
Communication Focal Person for the SDG Platform
Mr Khokon Suiten Murmu
Mailing Address: House: 23/25, Road: 4, PC Culture Housing, Shekhertek, Mohammadpur, Dhaka- 1207
Phone: +88 02 8190801
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