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GUATEMALA. Call for inputs on upcoming country visit 1 to 10 May 2018 Print


The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples is collecting information in preparation of her country visit to Guatemala scheduled to take place from 1 to 10 May 2018.

In accordance with the established practice of mandate-holders, the Special Rapporteur welcomes all relevant submissions that indigenous organisations and other stakeholders may wish to transmit for her consideration in preparation of this visit, such as:

- Recent analytical reports or surveys on indigenous peoples in Guatemala
- Information on the policy, programmes and legal framework with respect to indigenous peoples
- Priority issues/concerns and situations that warrant the attention of the Special Rapporteur
- Suggestions on issues to examine and related locations to visit
- Contact info for indigenous organisations and civil society representatives to meet in different regions in relation to suggested locations to visit

Kindly submit information by 1 April 2018 to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Please indicate "2018 Visit to Guatemala" in the subject heading of the email submission.

Call for input: Report on the criminalisation of indigenous human rights defenders Print

acnudhThe United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, in cooperation with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), has initiated the preparation of her next thematic report on criminalisation and attacks against indigenous peoples defending their rights under human rights treaties and the United Nations Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples. The report will specifically consider the collective impact on indigenous communities and consider the design of prevention and protection measures. This report will be presented to the United Nations Human Rights Council in September 2018.

Press Conference and final declaration, end of the official visit to Mexico Print



Press Conference and final declaration, end of the official visit to Mexico.
Mexico City,  November 17, 2017

Relatora Especial de Naciones Unidas para los pueblos indígenas llega a Honduras para realizar visita de trabajo sobre la regulación de la consulta previa a los pueblos indígenas Print

visitahonduras2TEGUCIGALPA, 12 de abril de 2017 – La Sra. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Relatora Especial de Naciones Unidas sobre los derechos de los pueblos indígenas, a invitación del Gobierno de Honduras, realizará una visita de trabajo oficial al país para darle seguimiento a sus observaciones y recomendaciones en relación al proceso para regular la consulta libre, previa e informada a los pueblos indígenas y afrohondureños.

UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples announces follow-up visit to Australia Print

acnudhGENEVA (14 March 2017) – The human rights situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in Australia is to be examined by the UN Special Rapporteur, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, who will visit the country from 20 March to 3 April.

During her visit, Ms. Tauli-Corpuz will address a number of diverse issues including measures and policies adopted to reduce indigenous disadvantage, the administration of justice and detention conditions, land rights and native title, prevention of violence against women and the rate of children removed from their homes by officials.

The Special Rapporteur will also review the application of the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) and its successor 'Stronger Futures' legislation.

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