Monthly Archives: September 2015

Statement to the Human Rights Council, 30th Session 2015

By | 22 September, 2015

Statement ofMs. Victoria Tauli-CorpuzSpecial Rapporteur on the Rights of indigenous peoples Human Rights Council 30th Session Geneva, 22 September 2014 Mr. President,Distinguished delegates,Ladies and gentlemen, I have the honor to present today my second annual report to the Human Rights Council. I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to the numerous States, indigenous… Read More »

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Second report of the Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz to the UN Human Rights Council

By | 22 September, 2015

“This year marks the continuation of a historic year for indigenous peoples. It is the year in which negotiations for the post-2015 development agenda and a new agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change will be finalized. Today we celebrate the first anniversary of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples and the Outcome… Read More »

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Philippines: UN experts urge probe into killings of three Indigenous peoples’ rights defenders

By | 22 September, 2015

GENEVA (22 September 2015) – The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, and on the situation of human rights defenders, Michel Forst, today called on the Philippines Government to launch a full and independent investigation into the killings of three human rights defenders in Surigao del Sur, Mindanao, which… Read More »

Rights of indigenous women and girls. Report to the Human Rights Council, 2015

By | 20 September, 2015

The present report is submitted to the Human Rights Council by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples pursuant to her mandate under Council resolutions 15/14 and 24/9. The Special Rapporteur provides a summary of her activities since her previous report to the Council (A/HRC/27/52) and undertakes a thematic analysis of violations against… Read More »

UN Special Rapporteur’s Report: Indigenous women face endemic violence from all quarters of the globe

By | 19 September, 2015

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s report to the Human Rights Council examines the state of indigenous women’s rights around the world. A new report by UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz concludes that indigenous women experience extremely high rates of sexual violence, trafficking, domestic violence, and gender based killings. It has been estimated… Read More »

Report: The situation of indigenous peoples in Paraguay

By | 16 September, 2015

United NationsGeneral AssemblyHuman Rights CouncilThirtieth sessionAgenda item 3A/HRC/30/41/Add.113 August 2015 PDF  En Sp Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz Addendum The situation of indigenous peoples in Paraguay*,** Summary Paraguay has a constitutional framework in which the rights of indigenous peoples are recognized. However, this normative framework has not… Read More »

Report to the Human Rights Council, 2015. Rights of indigenous women and girls

By | 6 September, 2015

United NationsGeneral AssemblyHuman Rights CouncilThirtieth sessionAgenda item 3A/HRC/30/416 August 2015 PDF  English  Spanish Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli Corpuz Summary Indigenous women experience a broad, multifaceted and complex spectrum of mutually reinforcing human rights abuses. The present report is a study on the situation of indigenous women… Read More »