Survival International

About Survival International

Survival International is a human rights organisation that campaigns for the rights of indigenous tribal peoples and un-contacted peoples.The organisation’s campaigns generally focus on tribal peoples’ desires to keep their ancestral lands. Survival International calls these peoples “some of the most vulnerable on earth”, and aims to eradicate what it calls “misconceptions” used to justify violations of human rights. It also aims to publicize the perceived risks that tribes face from the actions of corporations and governments. Survival International states that it aims to help foster tribal people’s self-determination.

Work area

Research, Advocacy, Education, Campaigns, Activism, Lobbying


For Tribal Peoples

Country Offices

France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States


Founded: 1969
Location (HQ): United Kingdom
Scope: Global
Focus area: Minorities

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Ada Hasanagic

Ada Hasanagić is a human rights professional currently working as a researcher at the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Ada graduated with honors from the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and the University of Buckingham in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. Also, she earned a master’s degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna.