Call for greater recognition for indigenous peoples

Chandra Roy-Henriksen

The rights of indigenous peoples around the world are still not being fully recognised, according to a top UN expert.

This week the tenth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is being held in New York.

Chandra Roy-Henriksen, Chief of the Secretariat of the forum, told UN Radio’s Julia Paul there is still a lot of work to be done in protecting rights, but there have been positive changes since the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted:

Duration: 3’17

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