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Indigenous Peoples to Seek Measures for Preventing Conflict, Securing Peace, at Annual Forum, 9-20 May

More than 1,000 indigenous participants from all regions of the world are expected to attend the fifteenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 9 to 20 May. Continue reading

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2015

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UN Declarationon on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for indigenous adolescents

"United Nations Declarationon the Rights of Indigenous Peoples" - for indigenous adolescents

In this publication you will learn about an important international document called the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP or Declaration). The Declaration explains how the rights of indigenous peoples – including indigenous young people – are to be protected by governments around the world. It applies to indigenous peoples as individuals and as a group. Indigenous young people were actively involved in Continue reading

Indigenous culture and youth, key topics at the UN permanent forum on Indigenous Issues

An indigenous delegate in the General Assembly Hall at the opening of the twelfth session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. 20 May 2013Around 2,300 indigenous participants are expected to discuss culture, education and health during the 12th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, which will include a special focus on youth, indigenous groups in Africa and the importance of strengthening ties with international financial institutions. “We must have a better understanding  Continue reading