United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

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World Conference 2014

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

22-23 September 2014, United Nations 


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Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations

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.


Expert Group Meeting: Dialogue on an optional protocol to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

27-29 January 2015
UN Headquarters, New York

For more information on the Expert Group Meeting, click here.


Fourteenth Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
  20 April to 1 May 2015
UN Headquarters, New York

 

Call for applications for the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples to attend the fourteenth session of the Permanent Forum is open. The deadline to submit applications has been extended to 30 November 2014.

For more information, click here.

 

 

A member of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Ms. Mirna Cunningham,has issued a statement regarding the national initiative undertaken by Ecuador entitled “Yasuni-ITT initiative”. The statement calls on the Ecuadorian government to establish measures in favour of indigenous peoples in voluntary isolation.  Click here for the full statement, in Spanish only.

 

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Official UN Documents: Resolutions and reports


Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
 

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 2014
 

 Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People


Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
 

Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
 

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples
 

Message Stick: Quarterly Newsletter of UNPFII
 

Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations Vol.1 Awareness Raising Film