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Statement by the Chair of the UNPFII on the 10th Anniversary of the UNDRIP

United Nations Headquarters, New York – Today marks the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on […]
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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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GA adopts resolution on Participation of Indigenous Peoples at the UN

On 8 September 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted, without a vote, a resolution titled, “enhancing the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and […]
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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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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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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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    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 […]