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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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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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Berta Cáceres, Indigenous Activist, Is Killed in Honduras

Mourning Berta Cáceres, the assassinated indigenous activist, in La Esperanza, Honduras, on Thursday. CreditOrlando Sierra/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images MEXICO […]
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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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Project Access Alumni Mikaela Jade and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

Tribal Link Foundation's Project Access Alumni Mikaela Jade shows Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull her augmented reality app called ‘Digital […]
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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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Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages in January 2016

At its fourteenth session in April-May 2015, the Permanent Forum recommended a three-day international expert group meeting on the theme […]
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54th Session of the Commission for Social Development

CSocD54 will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 3 to 12 February 2016 under the priority […]
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UNPFII: Call for nominations for the term 2017-2019

The United Nations calls for nominations of candidates to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues for the term 2017-2019 from […]
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The Paris Agreement: An “Incremental Advance” for International Recognition of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

  Paris, France – The 21st Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC-COP21) […]
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Tashka Yawanawa Opens Equator Prize Award Ceremony

Tribal Link News Brief: At the United Nations Climate Change Conference/COP21 in Paris, the Tribal Link Foundation supported the participation […]
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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

    2nd International Indigenous Peoples Conference on Salmon August 4-5, 2017, Alaska

    IITC Event: IITC and Chickaloon Village 2nd International Indigenous Peoples Conference on Salmon August 4-5, 2017, Alaska // 2nda Conferencia […]