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October 26 2015
On October 19, the UN Secretary-General presented his first report on how far the UN and Members States have come in implementing the decision of the World Conference. His report was considered by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly, which is responsible for social, cultural and humanitarian issues

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September 16 2015
Announcement from the UN Voluntary Fund on Indigenous Peoples
Call for Applications : 15th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (9 – 20 May, 2016) & 9th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (11 - 15 July 2016)

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July 22 2015

Lola Garcia-Alix (IWGIA) & Anne Nuorgam (Sámi Council)
Joint statement on the continued lack of protection of the rights of indigenous peoples with respect to their cultural heritage in the context of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention Joint statement of: Endorois Welfare Council, Saami Council & International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) Thank you Mr. Chair. This is a joint statement of the Endorois Welfare Council, the Saami Council and the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs on the continued lack of...

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July 12 2014
Cathal Doyle
On Thursday the 11th of July in a side event at the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, ENIP, the European Network on Indigenous Peoples, together with CAOI and  AIPP, launched a new study on Indigenous Peoples rights and the UN Guiding Principles. The study, authored by Johannes Rohr and José Aylwin, interprets the guiding principles as they pertain to indigenous peoples’ rights and offers real life examples of indigenous peoples&rsqu...

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March 4 2014
The Human Rights Council requested the Expert Mechanism to continue its study on access to justice in the protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples and to submit a follow-up study to the Council during its 27th session (September 2014). As requested by the Council in Resolution 24/10, this study focuses on restorative justice and indigenous juridical systems, particularly as they relate to achieving peace and reconciliation, including an examination of access to j...

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September 20 2013
The Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund for Indigenous Populations call for applications from indigenous peoples wishing to attend the 13th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and the 7th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples This year, priority will be given to projects that focus on the areas of culture (with a specific focus on indigenous languages), and the environment (with a specific focus on the respect of the princip...

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December 1 2012
TUMA law review has published an article on indigenous peoples rights in the national context of Tanzania and in an international context.

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November 21 2012
The Expert Mechanism is making a survey on the implementation of the UN Declaration

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July 10 2012
IWGIA, Plan Finland and Plan Cameroon have recently published a report about the human rights situation and livelihood opportunities of the indigenous Baka living from hunting and gathering in south-east Cameroon.

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June 17 2012
Important: Note that priority will be given to those who submit requests and corresponding written information by 27 June 2012

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January 20 2012
In the latest newsletter from the Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section of the Office of the United Nations High Commisioner for Human Rights you can read about the following issues: · EMRIP at the HRC · UNIPP Approves Seven propsals · Access to Justice for Dalits in Nepal · UNDRIP Handbook validation meeting · Bolivia consulation: NHRIs and indigenous peoples’ rights · Congo: On implementing of the indigenous law · SR on the rights of indigenous peoples · Volu...

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November 11 2011
The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is calling for submissions on the role of languages and culture in the protection and promotion of the rights and identity of indigenous peoples, its current mandated study in accordance with Human Rights Council Resolution 18/8 (September 2011), from: • indigenous individuals and peoples and/or their representatives • non-state actors including non-governmental organisations • national human rights institutions ...

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September 13 2011
The international conference "The UN Global Compact in Russia: Business and indigenous peoples” was held at Moscow September 12.

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August 26 2011
The 18th session of the Human Rights Council will take place in Geneva (Switzerland) at United Nations Headquarters from 12 to 30 September 2011. On Tuesday 20 in the afternoon session, there will be a presentation of the reports of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) (13 to 15 hours) that will be followed by a panel on the role of languages and culture in protecting the welfare and identity...

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February 3 2010
This video documentary on the EMRIP aims to raise awareness among indigenous Peoples, civil society, national human rights institutions, governmental institutions and the general public on the mandate of the Expert Mechanism and its contribution to advancing the rights of indigenous peoples.

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