Transforming Indigenous Mental Health and Wellbeing

Bray, A. & Dudgeon, P. (2020) Global Partnership for Sustainable Development with and for Indigenous Peoples. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A.M., Brandli L., Lange Salvia A., Wall T. (eds.) Partnerships for the Goals. Encyclopaedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer. Completed.


We cannot achieve conservation and wellbeing for people and planet unless we respect and value the rights of Indigenous Peoples. For centuries, Indigenous Peoples across the world have preserved much of Earth’s biodiversity. At this precipice of history, where the next decade could determine the fate of the planet’s species and ecosystems, the global community must fully acknowledge, respect and support the rights of Indigenous Peoples. This includes respect for the cultural, spiritual, social and environmental values they place on biodiversity. (International Union for Conservation of Nature Director General’s Statement on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples )…