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Report to Human Rights Council - 2019. Indigenous peoples and justice Print

acnudhHuman Rights Council
Forty-second session
9–27 September 2019
Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development

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A/HRC/42/37


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

Summary


The present report summarizes activities undertaken since the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples submitted her previous report to the Human Rights Council and provides a thematic study on the rights of indigenous peoples and justice. In the report, the Special Rapporteur analyses issues related to access to justice for indigenous peoples, whether through the ordinary justice system or through their own indigenous justice mechanisms. She explores the interaction and harmonization between ordinary and indigenous justice systems and the opportunities offered by legal pluralism.
The Special Rapporteur concludes with recommendations aimed at strengthening access to justice for indigenous peoples, while upholding international human rights standards, in both ordinary and indigenous justice systems.

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A/74/149. The right of indigenous peoples’ to autonomy or self-government. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to UN General Assembly 2019 Print

onulUnited Nations
General Assembly
Seventy-fourth session
Item 69 (a) of the preliminary list
Rights of indigenous peoples}

A/74/149

17 July 2019

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

 

Summary

The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 33/12. In the first part of the report, the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples describes her activities during the past year and comments on her work on the rights of indigenous women and children. In the second part, she discusses the right of indigenous peoples to autonomy or self-government as an exercise of their right to self-determination, with a focus on identifying positive elements in existing arrangements, as well as limitations and challenges, and provides recommendations on ways to move forward in the adequate implementation of that right.

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A/73/176 - Indigenous peoples and self-governance. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to General Assembly 2018 Print

onuUnited Nations
General Assembly
Seventy-third session
Item 71 (a) of the preliminary list
Rights of indigenous peoples

A/73/176
17 July 2018

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 her mandate under Human Rights Council resolution 33/12. In the report, the Special Rapporteur provides a summary of her activities since her previous report to the Assembly and an introductory comment on the issue of indigenous peoples and self-governance.

In the section on activities, the Special Rapporteur highlights recent thematic work on topics relating to criminalization; consultation and free, prior and informed consent; indigenous peoples in isolation and initial contact; country visits; communications; and other activities. In the section on indigenous peoples and self-governance, she reviews examples of indigenous governance systems documented by the mandate holder and highlights some of the positive outcomes achieved in terms of sustainable development.

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Contents

I. Introduction

II. Activities of the Special Rapporteur in 2017 and 2018 

A. Attacks against and criminalization of indigenous peoples
B. Consultation and free, prior and informed consent
C. Indigenous peoples in isolation and initial contact 
D. Country visits to Mexico and Guatemala
E. Communications and cooperation with human rights mechanisms, relevant United Nations bodies and regional human rights organizations

III. Indigenous peoples and self-governance

A. Background 
B. The international legal framework relating to indigenous peoples and self-governance
C. Self-governance and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
D. Examples of indigenous governance systems and their contributions to sustainable development at the national level 
E. Key areas for future discussions

IV. Concluding remarks 

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Report to Human Rights Council - 2018. Attacks against and criminalization of indigenous peoples defending their rights Print

acnudhHuman Rights Council
Thirty-ninth session
10-28 September 2018 Agenda item 3
Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil,
political, economic, social and cultural rights,
including the right to development.

A/HRC/39/17

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

Note by the Secretariat

The Secretariat has the honour to present to the Human Rights Council the report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, prepared pursuant to Council resolution 33/12. In the report the Special Rapporteur briefly refers to the activities undertaken since the submission of her last report, provides a thematic study on attacks against and the criminalization of indigenous human rights defenders and reflects on available prevention and protection measures. She concludes with recommendations on how various stakeholders can prevent violations and improve protection.

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

onuUNITED NATIONS
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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