The Sixteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) will be held in New York from 24 April to 5 May 2017. The special theme of the session is “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration”.
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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