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Reports of the previous Special Rapporteurs

By | 1 August, 2014

Previous Special Rapporteurs: Prof. S. James Anaya,United States of America (2008-2014) Prof. Rodolfo Stavenhagen,Mexico (2001-2008)   Reports of the former Special Rapporteur, Professor James Anaya. May 2008 to May 2014 2014 A/HRC/27/52/Add.1 3/07/2014 The situation of indigenous peoples in Panama PDF [En][Sp][Fr][Ru][Ch][Ar] A/HRC/27/52/Add.2 4/07/2014 The situation of indigenous peoples in Canada PDF [En][Sp][Fr][Ru][Ch][Ar] A/HRC/27/52/Add.3 3/07/2014… Read More »

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Biographical Information

By | 2 June, 2014

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz is an indigenous leader from the Kankanaey Igorot people of the Cordillera Region in the Philippines. Is a social development consultant, indigenous activist, civic leader, human rights expert, public servant, and an advocate of women’s rights in the Philippines. She was the former Chair of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2005-2010).… Read More »

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Communications Procedure

By | 2 June, 2014

An important aspect of the Special Rapporteur’s work is to receive and exchange information with indigenous peoples, their organizations and other sources. The Special Rapporteur relies heavily on information submitted to her in relation to all areas of her work, including promoting good practices, country reports, thematic studies and responding to alleged violations of the… Read More »

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Special Reports

By | 1 June, 2014

Special Reports focus on specific topics, themes or situations. A Special Report may include observations and detailed analysis on a specific case usually following a visit to the country concerned. Thematic issues are also addressed in the Special Rapporteur’s annual reports to the Human Rights Council and General Assembly. 2018 2018 Observaciones de la Relatora… Read More »

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Communications – Cases Examined

By | 1 June, 2014

The Special Rapporteur receives information provided by indigenous peoples, their organizations and other sources related to concerns over alleged violations of the human rights of indigenous peoples. In appropriate cases, and at her discretion, the Special Rapporteur may intervene by sending a confidential communication to the concerned government requesting information, commenting on the allegation and… Read More »

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Country Reports

By | 1 June, 2014

The Special Rapporteur’s country reports evaluate the situations of indigenous peoples in selected countries and offer recommendations to governments and other actors on how to address particular matters of concern within the framework of applicable international standards. These reports are based on information gathered during the Special Rapporteur’s visits to the countries as well as… Read More »

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Annual Reports to the Human Rights Council and General Assembly

By | 1 June, 2014

The Special Rapporteur’s annual reports include descriptions of the activities carried out within the framework of the mandate and discussion of specific themes or issues of particular relevance to the concerns of indigenous peoples   2019 A/74/149 Report of the Special Rapporteur to the General Assembly on the rights of indigenous peoples A/74/149, 17 July 2019. The… Read More »

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Contact Information

By | 1 June, 2014

The Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples welcomes information from various sources on matters relevant to his mandate. Those who wish to submit information and request the Special Rapporteur’s intervention in specific cases of alleged human rights violations should review the communications procedure and instructions on submitting information to the Special Rapporteur. Contact the Special Rapporteur:… Read More »

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Submitting information to the Special Rapporteur

By | 1 June, 2014

To carry out her work, the Special Rapporteur relies heavily on information from indigenous peoples, their organizations and NGOs. The Special Rapporteur encourages these sources to submit information that relates to her mandate from the Human Rights Council, which is to promote the human rights of indigenous peoples and address specific situations in which their… Read More »

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Mandate of the Special Rapporteur

By | 1 June, 2014

In may 2014 the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz to the mandate of Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples. This mandate is one of several thematic special procedures functioning under the authority of the Council. Human Rights Council resolution 33/12 requests the Special Rapporteur: (a) To examine ways and… Read More »

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