Policy & Evidence

Response for the EMRIP Report on repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Type: Consultation
Author
Mathilde Pavis, Andrea Wallace
Description
This consultation response addresses how intellectual property rights around physical and digital heritage collections must be considered during the repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and it proposes a digital strategy for repatriation.
Date
2020 April 15
Abstract
The abstract provided by the author(s) of this work is as follows: The submission to the Expert Mechanism emphasises the importance of intellectual property rights (IPR) when repatriating ceremonial objects and human remains. IPR repatriation is essential to the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Response outlines key aspects of IPR for states, cultural heritage institutions and Indigenous peoples and proposes a detailed strategy around IPR repatriation.
Publisher
SCuLE, The Centre for Science, Culture and the Law
Institution
The Centre for Science, Culture and the Law (SCuLE)
Jurisdiction
Worldwide
Language
ENG
Size
9 pp.
Copyright Information
In Copyright
Rights and Reuse
CC BY 4.0
Cortex Citation:
Mathilde Pavis and Andrea Wallace , “Response for the EMRIP Report on repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,” Copyright Cortex, accessed October 16, 2021, https://copyrightcortex.org/policy-evidence/response-for-the-emrip-report-on-repatriation-of-ceremonial-objects-human-remains-under-the-un-declaration-on-the-rights-of-indigenous-peoples.