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Follow up of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

June 22 2015

Round table during the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, September 2014. Photo by IWGIA
In the beginning of June 2015, the UN Secretary General released his report on the progress made in the implementation of the outcome document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

The report provides an overview of the implementation of the outcome document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, held in September 2014 (General Assembly resolution 69/2); including:
  • An update on the development of a system-wide action plan to ensure a coherent approach to achieving the ends of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples;
  • Recommendations on how to use, modify and improve existing United Nations mechanisms to achieve the ends of the Declaration;
  • Specific proposals to enable the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions at the United Nations.