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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.

 

State of the World's Indigenous Peoples Vol. II, Health
(Advance Copy)


This publication sets out to examine the major challenges for indigenous peoples to obtain adequate access to and utilization of quality health care services. It provides an important background to many of the health care services.


International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, 9 of August

Special event at the ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters, New York.
Monday, 10 August 2015, 3pm

Programme

This event was webcast

International Day 2015

From left to right: Mr. Wu Hongbo, DESA's Under-Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General and   Ms. Megan Davis, Chairperson of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

This year the theme was on “Post 2015 Agenda: Ensuring indigenous peoples health and well-being”. The State of the World's Indigenous Peoples, Vol. II Health was also launched.

The event was organized by the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (DSPD/DESA) and the Department of Public Information with the participation of  indigenous peoples, Member States, UN agencies and the general public.



Fourteenth Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

20 April to 1 May 2015
UN Headquarters, New York

Report on the Fourteenth Session
 AR | EN | ES | FR | RU | ZH


World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

Outcome Document
22 - 23 September 2014
UN Headquarters, New York


Indigenous women
at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) 2015

 

 

 

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