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Category Archives: Recent News

The United States Withdraws From UNESCO

Press Statement Heather Nauert,  Department Spokesperson Washington, DC, October 12, 2017 On October 12, 2017, the Department of State notified UNESCO Director-General […]
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Developer says Ramapoughs have long history of religious ceremonies in Mahwah

Tuesday marked the second day of the Ramapoughs' trial for the alleged zoning violations. The township's attorney, Joseph DeMarco, finished presenting […]
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Navajo Nations first solar project now producing enough electricity for about 13,000 homes

A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the […]
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‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — They were members of an uncontacted tribe gathering eggs along the river in a remote part […]
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7 Victories for Indigenous People Around the World You Probably Didn’t Hear About in 2017

The year 2017 may well be remembered in indigenous rights history for the Standing Rock Sioux protests against the Dakota […]
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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, August 9th, 2017

#WeAreIndigenous #IndigenousDay Check out UNDP's photo exposure story with 10 things we all should know about Indigenous Peoples: http://stories.undp.org/10-things-we-all-should-know-about-indigenous-people
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The indigenous fight against climate change

Knowledge of animals, insects, agricultural techniques and weather patterns is honed from interaction with nature passed down through generations  Globally, […]
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Indigenous Woman from Manipur Speaks at UNHQ on August 1st

At UN Headquarters on August 1, 2017, Binalakshmi Nepram, Founder-Secretary General of CAFI & Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network speaks […]
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Project Access Alumni Atama Katama and Pratima Gurung on UN Indigenous Voices

See the full interview with Pratima, Atama and others speaking on the Voluntary National Reviews during the High Level Political […]
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Project Access Alumni at the UN HLPF on the SDGs

On behalf of the Indigenous Peoples Major Group, Project Access Alumni Janene Yazzie, Diné, representing Little Colorado River Watershed Chapters […]
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High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The meeting of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017 convened under the auspices of the Economic and […]
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Project Access Alumni Pratima Gurung is featured in this article…

At the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, taking place […]
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Questionnaire on national action plans to achieve the ends of the UNDRIP

This questionnaire seeks to collect examples from States, indigenous peoples and national human rights institutions for this purpose. The deadline […]
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Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

Win a Trip to COP23 Young people around the globe are invited to share what they are doing to combat […]
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Project Access Alumni Manuela Ima in “Keep It in the Ground” Campaign Video

At minute 1.39-1.41 we can see Tribal Link Project Access UN TrainingAlumni Manuela Ima marching in a protest in Ecuador. […]
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  • Upcoming Events

    Equator Prize Ceremony in New York, Sept. 17, 2017

    You are warmly invited to the Equator Prize 2017 Award Ceremony. Join us to celebrate the next generation of outstanding […]

    The University of Colorado Law School and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: 10th Anniversary of UNDRIP

    #UNDRIP The University of Colorado Law School and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues are hosting a dynamic event […]