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Links and Resources on Community-University Collaborations


Recommended Organisations

Non-Governmental:

The Loka Institute -
An advocacy organisation concerned with the social, political, and environmental repercussions of research, science and technology.

http://www.loka.org/

University-associated:

International Science Shops Network -
An international network  for science shops, building partnerships for public access to research.
http://www.bio.uu.nl/living-knowledge/

The Environmental Resource Program -
ERP's mission is to promote environmental stewardship and public health through education, research, and community service.
http://www.sph.unc.edu/erp/


The Trent Centre for Community-Based Education -
A cooperative initiative that facilitates community-based research and experiential learning.
http://www.trentu.ca/tccbe

INTERACTS-
Aims at improving cooperation in science, research and development of small to medium NGO's with universities through intermediaries such as science shops.
http://members.chello.at/wilawien/interacts/main.html



Protocols, Principles and Guidelines Related to Indigenous Communities:

Research licensing process for research projects in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
http://www.nwtresearch.com/res_lic.cfm


Research licensing process for research projects
in Nunavut Region, Northwest Territories, Canada (Nunavummi Qaujisaqtulirijikkut / Nunavut Research Institute, Iqaluit, Canada).
http://pooka.nunanet.com/~research/Research_Forms.htm

ACUNS Ethical Principles for the Conduct of Research in the North.
28 November 1997

http://www.yukoncollege.yk.ca/~agraham/ethics.htm

Research principles for community-controlled research with the Inuit Tapirisat of Canada and The Dene Cultural Institute guidelines.
http://www.idrc.ca/books/847/7-App1.html

Guidelines for Respecting Cultural Knowledge (Assembly of Alaska Native Educators, Anchorage, Alaska, 1 February, 2000).
http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/standards/culturaldoc.html

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.
http://users.ox.ac.uk/~wgtrr/gcbcd.htm

Indigenous Peoples and Conservation: WWF Statement of Principles (World Wide Fund for Nature, Gland, Switzerland,1996).
http://panda.org/resources/publications/sustainability/indigenous/agree_en.doc

Mi'kmaq Research Principles and Protocols (Canada)
http://mrc.uccb.ns.ca/mci/default.htm

Our Culture, Our Future: Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights (Australia)
http://www.icip.lawnet.com.au

Ethics In Research Involving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People (Australia)

http://abc.net.au/message/proper/res_protocol.htm
http://gunada.curtin.edu.au/circ/research/irs.html
http://abc.net.au/message/proper/ethics.htm

2000 Ethical Guidelines for Research in Indigenous Studies (Australia)
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/corp/docs/EthicsGuideA4.pdf

Protocols for Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights of Iwi (New Zealand)
http://www.maoriart.org.nz/31

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 Fellows
http://geography.berkeley.edu/ProjectsResources/BRP/protocols.html

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 categories:

· Guidelines formulated under intergovernmental agreements and by international agencies
· Guidelines for the Protection of the Heritage of Indigenous People
· Guidelines established by regional and economic integration organizations
· Guidelines established by National Institutions
· Guidelines established by NGOs
· Guidelines established by indigenous and local community organizations
· Guidelines elaborated by relevant professional societies
· Guidelines elaborated by the private sector
· Collaborative approaches
· Statements made by representatives of indigenous and local communities
· Statements, declarations and charters by NGOs, professional societies and other organizations

http://www.biodiv.org/programmes/socio-eco/traditional/instruments.asp#GLN