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BC Releases its first action plan under the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act – JFK Law

May 2nd, 2022

On March 30, 2022, the BC Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation released its first action plan under the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (“DRIPA”). The DRIPA Action Plan – 2022-2027 (the “Action Plan”) contains 89 actions that BC plans to undertake over the next five years, organized under four themes. It describes a “province-wide, whole-of-government approach” to achieving the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“UNDRIP”). The Action Plan outlines the steps the Province will take between 2022 and 2027 that are aimed at addressing the inequities experienced by Indigenous peoples and improving Indigenous health and well-being.

The Four Themes

The actions are organized by the four themes listed below. Each theme includes a goal and outcomes drawn from UNDRIP and a list of actions.

Read More: https://jfklaw.ca/bc-releases-its-first-action-plan-under-the-declaration-on-the-rights-of-indigenous-peoples-act/

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