Comparative analysis of international programs

by Pavel Sulyandziga,
RAIPON, April 1999

Canadian project Danish-Greenlandic Initiative Norwegian project
(proposal 1999)
Priorities Establishing a model of interaction between indigenous peoples and different levels of state power in RF (by example of Canada) Collection of project proposals and work with donors on their funding Enhance the role of indigenous peoples' in connection with environmental protection
Goals Strengthening the indigenous peoples' institutions in Russia to provide their direct involvement into decision-making on current issues Mapping the problems and elaboration of project proposals Information support to indigenous peoples to ensure proper decision-making
  1. Capacity building of RAIPON headquarters
  2. Purchase of office equipment for RAIPON regional and ethnic affiliates
  3. Training of the indigenous interns
  4. Support for RAIPON participation in Arctic Council activity
  1. Seminars on "Indigenous Peoples and Environment in the Russian Arctic"
  2. Data bank on regional legislation concerning indigenous peoples
  3. Funding of the RAIPON Co-ordinating council meetings
  4. Mapping of the specific ecological, economic and other problems in the regions
  1. Publish a newsletter on RAIPON activity
  2. Create an Internet Web-site
  3. Legislative support for indigenous peoples' rights
  4. Funding of minor projects for small-scale business development
Activity level Federal, regional Federal, regional, local Federal. regional, local
Outputs Establishing of working offices for RAIPON in Moscow and regions in RF Launching specific projects in the ethnic settlements, areas of traditional land use Establish an environmental information network for indigenous peoples
Follow up activities
  1. Further capacity building of RAIPON
  2. Organizing training sessions
  3. Improvement and enforcement of legislation concerning indigenous peoples
  1. Organizing seminars and training sessions on project management and small business development
  2. Collection of project proposals
  3. Assistance in the publications on indigenous peoples and environment