The Fifteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) was held in New York from 9 to 20 May 2016. The special theme of the session is “Indigenous peoples: conflict, peace and resolution”.
An Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages was held at the UN Headquarters in New York from 19 to 21 January 2016. Information and background documents can be found on the event web page.
On 22-23 September 2014, the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples took place in New York. This was a High-Level Plenary Meeting of the 69th General Assembly.
On 13 September 2007 the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted as a resolution (A/RES/61/295) by the General Assembly.
You can learn more about the Declaration, including its procedural history in the Audiovisual Library of International Law.
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