Monthly Archives: June 2014

Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples during the seventh session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

By | 27 June, 2014

During the week of 7 – 11 July 2014, Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the seventh session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva. Representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations may request a meeting with him concerning matters falling… Read More »

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Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples during the Seventh session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

By | 27 June, 2014

During the week of 7 – 11 July 2014, Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the Seventh  session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva. Representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations may request a meeting with him concerning matters falling… Read More »

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Presentation to the WCIP Interactive Dialogue June 17-18, 2014

By | 18 June, 2014

Presentation from the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to the WCIP Interactive Dialogue June 17-18, 2014, UN Headquarters New York Question: What are indigenous peoples priorities/visions for sustainable development and how these priorities/visions be included in the national development planning as well as the international Post-2015 Development Agenda?

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Special Rapporteur congratulates El Salvador on reforms to Constitution recognizing indigenous peoples

By | 17 June, 2014

GENEVA (17 June 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, welcomed El Salvador’s move to recognize indigenous peoples and commit to adopt policies to safeguard their ethnic and cultural identities, after ratifying amendments to Article 63 of the Constitution of the Republic. “This ratification marks a… Read More »

UN Expert congratulates El Salvador on reforms to Constitution recognizing indigenous peoples

By | 17 June, 2014

GENEVA (17 June 2014) – The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, welcomed El Salvador’s move to recognize indigenous peoples and commit to adopt policies to safeguard their ethnic and cultural identities, after ratifying amendments to Article 63 of the Constitution of the Republic.

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 »