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On September 13, 2007, the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the General Assembly. This decision comes as a result of more than twenty years of work by indigenous peoples and the United Nations system.


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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.

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Report on the 13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
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World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

22-23 September 2014
UN Headquarters, New York

Registration for the Conference is now closed. Those who have been accredited have by now received their confirmation letters, which can be accessed here.

For more information, go to the official website of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

  Draft of the Outcome Document of the Conference Rev.2 Documento PDF

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An Informal Interactive Hearing on the High-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly, to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, will be held 17-18 June 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York.  This meeting is organized by the President of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Mr. John W. Ashe.

Registration is open for: Indigenous peoples’ organizations (IPOs), Academic Institutions, National Human Rights Institutions, Parliamentarians, Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organizations.

For more information on the meeting please click here to visit the website of the President of the General Assembly.

Online pre-registration is closed

 

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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