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Permanent Forum on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UN / INDIGENOUS FORUM

Indigenous people from around the world are gathering at the United Nations in New York over the next two weeks to discuss issues including social development, youth suicide and human rights. The Forum is an opportunity for the world’s 370 million indigenous people to have their voice heard on the international stage. UNIFEED-UNTV

20 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / INDIGENOUS BARCENA

A new UN study shows that improvements have been made for indigenous peoples living in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the last decade, there has been progress on their access to health care and education, political participation and recognition of their territorial gaps, but significant gaps persist. UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / INDIGENOUS CONFERENCE OPENER

 The first ever World Conference on Indigenous Peoples approved a concise, action-oriented document on the implementation of the rights of indigenous peoples and the promotion of internationally agreed development goals, two days before the opening of the general debate of the UN General Assembly. UNIFEED-UNTV  

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / INDIGENOUS MENCHU WRAP

As the first-ever World Conference on Indigenous Peoples got underway at the United Nations, Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchú said that for indigenous peoples today's events are "a sign of hope" towards "full life and not just survival." UNIFEED – UNTV

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / INDIGENOUS FORUM WRAP

The twelfth session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues opens today at the United Nations in New York. UNTV

20 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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