Monthly Archives: October 2014

Statement by Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to 69th session of the UN General Assembly

By | 20 October, 2014

Statement by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples69th session of the General AssemblyThird CommitteeItem # 6620 October 2014New York Madame President, Your Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, I have the honor to present today my first report to the General Assembly. I would like to start by expressing my gratitude… Read More »

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to General Assembly

By | 8 October, 2014

United NationsGeneral Assembly Item 69 (b) of the provisional agendaPromotion and protection of human rights:human rights questions, including alternativeapproaches for improving the effective enjoymentof human rights and fundamental freedoms Pdf version: [En] [Sp] [Fr] [Ar] [Ru] [Ch]   Rights of indigenous peoples, including their economic, social and cultural rights in the post-2015 development framework Note… Read More »

Indigenous Innovations

By | 6 October, 2014

The expansion of the global economy has brought both prosperity and peril to indigenous communities. But Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, who is the executive director of the Tebtebba Foundation and was recently appointed United Nations special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, champions the inventive ways communities are negotiating the pressures of the global marketplace while… Read More »