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Current risks and challenges to the physical and cultural survival of indigenous peoples in Latin America Print

vicky tauli-corpuzPresentation by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz for the

Focal Point Meeting of the Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention

New York, 15 and 16 October 2017

Introduction

Good afternoon, I am Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples. I again would like to thank all the organizers of this event for your invitation to take part in this important panel about the current challenges in matters of mass atrocity prevention in Latin America.

As I mentioned this morning, my mandate consists primarily of examining the obstacles, challenges, barriers and good practices that exist with regards to the enjoyment of indigenous peoples' rights. My work is guided by the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration) and other relevant international instruments for the advancement of indigenous peoples' rights. [1]

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Statement of the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to the UN General Assembly Print

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Statement of
Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Seventy-second session of the General Assembly

Item 70(a): Rights of indigenous peoples

New York
12 October 2017

Mr. Chair,
Distinguished delegates, indigenous peoples' representatives
Ladies and gentlemen,

In the thematic report which I am presenting today (A/72/186), I examine the progress made in the last decade to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of the adoption the Declaration in the General Assembly.

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Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Report to the General Assembly, 2017 Print

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General Assembly

Seventy-second session

Item 73 (b) of the provisional agenda

A/72/186. July 21, 2017

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Rights of indigenous peoples

Note by the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General has the honour to transmit the report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, submitted in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 33/12.

Report of the Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council on the rights of indigenous peoples

Summary

The present report is submitted to the General Assembly by the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 33/12. It provides a brief summary of her activities since her previous report and an assessment, informed by experiences of her mandate, on the status of implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for the occasion of its tenth anniversary.

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Statement to the Human Rights Council 36th Session Print

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Statement of
Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
Special Rapporteur on the Rights of indigenous peoples

Human Rights Council 36th Session

Geneva, 20 September 2017

Mr. President,
Distinguished delegates, Indigenous Peoples' Representatives
Ladies 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 numerous States, indigenous peoples, and others, and in particular to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, for the support they have provided as I have carried out my mandate over the past year.

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Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Print

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Statement of Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Tenth session, 12 July 2017
Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of
Indigenous Peoples

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