Monthly Archives: September 2017

Statement to the Human Rights Council 36th Session

By | 21 September, 2017

Statement ofMs. Victoria Tauli-CorpuzSpecial Rapporteur on the Rights of indigenous peoples Human Rights Council 36th Session Geneva, 20 September 2017 Mr. President,Distinguished delegates, Indigenous Peoples’ RepresentativesLadies and gentlemen, I have the honor to present today my fourth annual report to the Human Rights Council. I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to the… Read More »

More precious than gold: 10 years of indigenous land rights under the UN Declaration

By | 13 September, 2017

Signed 10 years ago, the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples marked a huge step forward – but its promise remains unfulfilled, says Victoria Tauli-Corpuz. Ten years ago today, the United Nations adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. After personally witnessing decades of injustice for the world’s Indigenous Peoples, I… Read More »