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Indigenous Peoples & the COVID-19 Pandemic: Considerations

By | 29 April, 2020

There are more than 476 million indigenous peoples in the world, found in all regions of the world [1], from the Arctic to the tropical forests. Indigenous peoples are more than 6 per cent of the global population. Indigenous peoples, in particular indigenous women and girls are often disproportionately affected by epidemics and other crises.… Read More »

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Meeting with the Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples. UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 19th session

By | 3 March, 2020

The Special rapporteur, Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the 19th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at UN Headquarters in New York.The meetings will be held between 9am and 1pm on Wednesday 15th April. Meetings may be requested regarding matters that fall… Read More »

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Appel à contribution. Prochaine visite en République du Congo (14-24 octobre 2019)

By | 23 August, 2019

La Rapporteuse Spéciale des Nations Unies pour la promotion des droits des peuples autochtones, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, a été invitée par le gouvernement de la République du Congo du 14 au 24 octobre 2019 afin de venir étudier la situation des peuples autochtones dans le pays. Il s’agit de la deuxième visite du mandate en République… Read More »

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Timor-Leste: UN expert on rights of indigenous peoples to visit

By | 4 April, 2019

GENEVA.– The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will carry out an official visit to Timor-Leste from 8 to 16 April. During her visit, Tauli-Corpuz will examine diverse issues affecting indigenous peoples, including customary justice systems, community land issues, education, conservation and climate change adaptation and mitigation measures. “I look… Read More »

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Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples – 18th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

By | 28 March, 2019

The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the 18th annual session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York. The meetings will be held in the afternoon between 3 and 6 PM of 25th and 26th of April 2019. Representatives of… Read More »

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Call for inputs on upcoming country visit to Timor Leste 8 to 16 April 2019

By | 13 March, 2019

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples is collecting information in preparation of her upcoming country visit to Timor Leste which will take place from 8 to 16 April 2019. In accordance with the established practice of mandate-holders, the Special Rapporteur welcomes all relevant submissions that indigenous organisations and other stakeholders may wish… Read More »

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her visit to Guatemala

By | 17 September, 2018

The report considers the situation of the indigenous peoples of Guatemala on the basis of information received by the Special Rapporteur during her visit to the country between 1 and 10 May 2018. The Special Rapporteur notes that the situation of the Maya, Xinka and Garifuna peoples is characterized by serious structural problems, particularly the… Read More »

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on her visit to Guatemala

By | 16 September, 2018

The report considers the situation of the indigenous peoples of Guatemala on the basis of information received by the Special Rapporteur during her visit to the country between 1 and 10 May 2018. The Special Rapporteur notes that the situation of the Maya, Xinka and Garifuna peoples is characterized by serious structural problems, particularly the… Read More »

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