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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.

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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

The Expert Group Meeting on the theme "Dialogue on an optional protocol to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples" is being organized following a decision by the Economic and Social Council. For more information on the Expert Group Meeting, click here.

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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 is 1 November 2014.

For more information, click here.

 

 

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
 

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