Trust Fund 2010

Trust Fund5On 15 to 16 April 2010, the Bureau of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, acting as the Advisory Group for the projects for the Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, met to consider projects proposals received by the Secretariat for funding from the Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues Small Grants Programme in accordance with General Assembly resolution 59/174 of 22 December 2004.



The following projects were selected for funding in the 2010 round:

Country Name of project Organization
Australia Pacific regional committee for promotion and coordination of the Second Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Foundation for Aboriginal and Islanders Research Action (FAIRA)
Liderazgo e incidencia en politicas publicas de las mujeres indigenas de Bolivia
Confederacion Nacional de Pueblos Indigenas de Bolivia (CIDOB)
Cambodia Indigenous youth led development in Ratanakiri Centre d’Etude et de Developpement Agricole Cambodgien (IYLD)
Bringing out the plight and aspiration of indigenous people of Cameroon to the fore through information dissemination to advocate for the implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, notably the production of newspaper
Lelewal barka
Canada Arts and cultural aboriginal youth leadership project Indigenous Peoples Program, Center for Continuing and Distance Education, University of Saskatchewan (USASK)
Girl-child educational rights and domestic violence sensitization project of Bawjiase and its environs
Intervention Forum (IF)
Mayan traditional use of medicinal plants for community health
Asociación Tejedoras Unidas Komon Ajkem (ATUKA)
Indonesia Improving the Economy of Indigenous Women of Kulisusu through Micro-Credit Assistance Institution for Development of Rural and Indigenous People (IDRAP)
Increased access to education for girls
Tipindule Community Youth Organization (TICOYO)
Nepal Ending indentured Tharu daughters project Language Development Centre Nepal (LDC-N)
Fortalecimiento del acceso a la justicia de grupos poblaciones vulnerables mediante el uso y aplicacion de los metodos de resolucion alterna de conflictos en el pueblo indigena de Mosonte
Pueblo Indigena de Mosonte (PIM)
Papua New Guinea
Café Niugini
Save PNG
Paraguay Fortalecimiento de la unión de nativos del Chaco Fundación Yvy Pora (FYP)
Russia Promotion of legal awareness of the indigenous people of Peimorskiy Krai Foundation for the Development of the Indigenous People of Primorskiy Kray
Information and legal support of Shoria People
Council of Elders of Shoria People with the support of the Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North (ZAYVKA)
Sierra Leone
Increasing women and girls human rights and access to justice
Humanist Watch Salone (HUWASAL)
United States
Field testing the cultural indicators for food security, food sovereignty and sustainable development in indigenous communities, third year
International Indian Treaty Council (IITC)
Zimbabwe Demystifying negative cultural practices to address HIV Sesithule Vamanani Caring Association (SEVACA)