The 15th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) will bring Member States and indigenous peoples’ representatives together around the theme, ‘Indigenous peoples: conflict, peace and resolution.’ The session will address: implementation of the six mandated areas of the PFII with reference to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP); conflict, peace and resolution; and coordination among the three UN mechanisms on indigenous affairs. A dialogue will take place with the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The session will also consider the future work of the PFII, and emerging issues.
dates:9-20 May 2016
venue:UN Headquarters, New York City
location:New York City, US contact:PFII Secretariat
phone:+1 917 367 5100
fax:+1 917 367 5102
Register by 26 April 2016: http://bit.ly/unpfii15-register
To register your side event, please click on the following link: Side Event Registration. You must download Google Chrome in order to view the form.