The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Friday, 8 August 2014
3-6PM UNHQ, New York
Theme: "Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples"
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Report on the 13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
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General Assembly Informal Consultations
- World Conference on Indigenous Peoples -
18 - 19 August 2014
UN Headquarters, New York
Two informal consultations will be conducted by the President of the General Assembly. The first consultation was held on Wednesday, 16 July, 2014 and focused on the zero draft conference outcome document. A revised draft outcome document will be issued shortly after the consultation of that meeting and considered at a second and final consultation, on Monday, 18 August and Tuesday, 19 August 2014.
Pre-registration: Representatives of Indigenous Peoples who wish to attend the second informal consultation, please inform the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at email@example.com by Wednesday, 13 August. Please indicate the name of the organization, name of the representative and contacts including an email address.
To download the letter to Representatives of Indigenous Peoples please click here
First Draft of the Conference Outcome Document