United Nations Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises
Pavel Sulyandziga has dealt with the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples for decades. He is a member of Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. In 2008, he was the Forum’s special rapporteur on issues related to indigenous people and industrial enterprises. Since 2004, he has been the chairman of the international Batan foundation. He is also the first vice-president of the Russian Federation’s Association of Northern, Siberian and Far-Eastern Indigenous Peoples.