Monthly Archives: March 2017

UN expert urges consistent policies for US on indigenous peoples’ rights for projects like Dakota Access Pipeline

By | 4 March, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. / GENEVA (3 March 2017) – A UN human rights expert has called on all levels of government in the United States to adopt consistent practices when consulting with indigenous tribes on projects that could affect their rights, like the Dakota Access Pipeline. The appeal was made by the United Nations Special Rapporteur… Read More »

End of mission statement on United States by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

By | 3 March, 2017

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,Victoria Tauli-CorpuzEnd of Mission Statement3 March 2017 In my capacity as United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, I carried out a visit to the United States of America from 22 February to 3 March 2017 to study the human rights situation of… Read More »