The Fifteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) will be 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 is 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.
Search for eBooks, articles and more in DAG Discovery:
This guide is intended to provide delegates and UN Secretariat Staff with selected content from both UN and non-UN sources. It references third-party web sites, books and articles. It does not imply the endorsement of the content by the United Nations.
Books and articles can be accessed online within the UN Headquarters. Articles can be delivered to permanent mission by e-mail upon request.