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Indigenous Peoples Demand Greater Voice in United Nations Bodies, Push States to Implement Declaration, as Permanent Forum Ends First Week of Session

The very survival of indigenous peoples depended on States taking swift action to rapidly recognize and respect all human rights, the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues heard today, concluding the first week of its sixteenth …

Empowering Indigenous Women Strengthens Their Communities, Nations in Face of Adversity, Speakers Tell Permanent Forum as Session Continues

Participants Also Take Up Special Needs of Young People in Implementing 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The empowerment of indigenous women as powerful agents of change could only strengthen their communities and nations in the …

Indigenous Forum

Note:  A complete summary of today’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues meeting will be available after its conclusion.

Statements

OBED BAPELA (South Africa) said progress in service delivery had been achieved in areas …

Indigenous Forum

Note:  A complete summary of today’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues meeting will be available after its conclusion.

Statements

OBED BAPELA (South Africa) said progress in service delivery had been achieved in areas …

Indigenous Speakers in Permanent Forum Decry Governmental Abuse of Traditional Lands, Natural Resources, Urge Respect for Self-Governing Systems

Calls demanding respect for traditional lands, resources, knowledge and cultures rang through the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues today, with participants from the North Pole to New Zealand pressing Governments to move beyond “paper promises” …

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