Indigenous peoples’ rights and conservation activities. Dialogues of the UN Special Rapporteur Print


Dialogues of the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples with indigenous organizations and conservation organizations on the issue of indigenous peoples' rights and conservation activities.

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, is preparing a report on the issue of the impacts of conservation activities on the rights of Indigenous Peoples to be submitted to the UN General Assembly this year. The Special Rapporteur also intends to transmit her recommendations to the IUCN World Conservation Congress to be held in Hawaii next September 2016.

The Special Rapporteur is particularly interested in receiving input from participants illustrated by concrete examples and she would appreciate further information on those cases to be submitted in electronic format.

* Dialogue with indigenous organizations and representatives.
New York, 11th May 2016,
from 10 to 13 hours.

See invitation for indigenous organizations

* Dialogue with conservation organizations.

New York, 11th May, 2016,
from 15 to 18 hours.

See invitation for conservation organizations