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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Friday, 02 August 2013
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
The 19th commemoration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples will be held on Friday, 9 of August 2013 at the UN Headquarters in New York, organized by the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues DSPD/DESA, the United Nations Department of Public Information, and the NGO Committee on the Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
There will be statements delivered on behalf of the Secretary-General, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs - DESA, the Chairperson of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and others.
An interactive dialogue entitled “Indigenous peoples building alliances: Honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements", will take place from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. in Conference Room 1.
Representatives of Member States, UN Agencies, indigenous peoples', other non-governmental organizations and the media are invited to attend.
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