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Tag Archives: Indigenous Peoples

UN-OHCHR Indigenous Fellowship Programme 2018 (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017 Eligible Regions: Open for All Location: Switzerland The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner […]
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Opinion: Indigenous peoples demand action on reconciliation

Grand Chief Edward John is a Hereditary Chief of Tl'azt'en Nation, serving his 10th consecutive term on the First Nations […]
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Erica Irene Daes, champion of the rights of Indigenous Peoples, passes away

The Tribal Link Foundation pauses in its work to offer sincere condolences to the family of Professor Dr Erica-Irene Daes, a […]
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Pope: Native people have rights over their lands

Pope Francis, center, poses with representatives of indigenous peoples attending a UN agricultural meeting in Rome, at the Vatican, Wednesday, […]
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Equator Prize 2017 launches global search for nature-based solutions for local development

The ninth cycle of the Equator Prize will focus on local and indigenous groups in rural areas that have developed […]
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Trump’s Executive Orders Violate Treaties

The IITC calls for vigilance against Trump's slash and burn tactics and violation of legal and human rights Just two […]
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Extractive industries have negative impacts on Indigenous peoples

The LKAB iron ore mine in Kiruna, in northern Sweden, lies on Laeva Sami land, where reindeer are still grazing. […]
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Participation at the UN – UNGA Consultations

Following the briefing of the PGA’s Advisers on the process of the participation of Indigenous Peoples at the UN on […]
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Participation at the UN – UNGA process

Summary In the Outcome Document of the 2014 high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference […]
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An urgent plea for governments to stem the murder of forest guardians

In early March, Indigenous Honduran activist Berta Caceres was gunned down in her own home in response to her protests […]
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Signing Ceremony of the Paris Climate Change Agreement at United Nations Headquarters

Civil Society speaker selected for the opening session in New York 22 April 2016 United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited […]
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IITC Publishes North American Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Consultation Report

Indigenous Caucus Statement at Closing Plenary of UNFCCC COP21 Paris, France December 12, 2015, presented by Frank Ettawageshik, supported by […]
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15th Session of Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The 15th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) will bring Member States and indigenous peoples' representatives together […]
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UNGA President Appoints Advisers on Improving Indigenous Peoples’ Participation

 18 February 2016: UN General Assembly (UNGA) President Mogens Lykketoft has  appointed four advisers to lead consultations on improving indigenous […]
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Experts Call for Action to Preserve, Revitalize Indigenous Languages under Threat of Extinction, at New York Headquarters Meeting, 19-21 January

New York, 22 January 2016 (Department of Economic and Social Affairs) — A three-day meeting at United Nations Headquarters in […]
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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 […]

    World Ocean Festival in NY, June 4th, 2017

    World Ocean Festival is dedicated to advocating for action on a global scale for the implementation of United Nations Sustainable […]