Science Shops Network -
An international network for science shops, building
partnerships for public access to research.
The Environmental Resource Program -
ERP's mission is to promote environmental stewardship
and public health through education, research, and community service.
The Trent Centre for Community-Based Education -
A cooperative initiative that facilitates community-based
research and experiential learning.
Aims at improving cooperation in science, research
and development of small to medium NGO's with universities through
intermediaries such as science shops.
Research licensing process for research projects in
the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Research licensing process for research projects
in Nunavut Region, Northwest Territories, Canada
(Nunavummi Qaujisaqtulirijikkut / Nunavut Research Institute, Iqaluit,
ACUNS Ethical Principles for the Conduct of Research in the North.
28 November 1997
Research principles for community-controlled research
with the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada and The Dene Cultural Institute
Guidelines for Respecting Cultural Knowledge (Assembly
of Alaska Native Educators, Anchorage, Alaska, 1 February, 2000).
The Global Coalition for Biocultural Diversity Covenant
on Intellectual, Cultural and Scientific Resources: A basic code of
ethics and conduct for equitable partnerships between responsible
corporations, scientists or institutions, and indigenous groups.
Indigenous Peoples and Conservation: WWF Statement
of Principles (World Wide Fund for Nature, Gland, Switzerland,1996).
Mi'kmaq Research Principles and Protocols (Canada)
Our Culture, Our Future: Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual
Property Rights (Australia)
Ethics In Research Involving Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander People (Australia)
2000 Ethical Guidelines for Research in Indigenous
Protocols for Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights
of Iwi (New Zealand)
1996 Proposed Guidelines for Researchers and Local
Communities Interested in Accessing, Exploring and Studying Biodiversity.
Developed by the Biodiversity & Ethics Working Group of Pew Conservation
Article 8(j): Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and
Practices: Instruments, Guidelines, Codes and Statements. There is
a diverse collection of useful links on this site on "Guidelines,
Principles, Protocols and Codes of Ethics/Practice for the conduct
of research in Indigenous and local communities" under the following
· Guidelines formulated under intergovernmental
agreements and by international agencies
· Guidelines for the Protection of the Heritage of Indigenous
· Guidelines established by regional and economic integration
· Guidelines established by National Institutions
· Guidelines established by NGOs
· Guidelines established by indigenous and local community
· Guidelines elaborated by relevant professional societies
· Guidelines elaborated by the private sector
· Collaborative approaches
· Statements made by representatives of indigenous and local
· Statements, declarations and charters by NGOs, professional
societies and other organizations