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International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
9 August

Events for 2014

Special event at UN Headquarters

Friday, 8 August 2014

3:00 – 6:00pm, ECOSOC Chamber

A special event at UN Headquarters in New York will be held on Friday, 8 August, starting at 3:00pm, featuring the UN Secretary-General, the President of the General Assembly, the Vice-Chairperson of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, a member state delegate, a representative of the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, and an indigenous representative. The event will be webcast live at webtv.un.org. See the full programme.PDF document

Representatives of Member States, UN agencies, indigenous peoples’ organizations, non-governmental organizations and the media are invited to attend. Please note that no invitation letters are being issued for this event.

Representative of Member States should confirm their attendance to Mr. Arturo Requesens at requesens@un.org by 6 August at 6pm.

Those who wish to attend the event but do not hold a UN grounds pass must confirm their participation to Berta Bravo at bravo@un.org by 6pm (NY time) of 4 August indicating name, affiliation and contact information.

After successfully registering, participants should pick up their passes at the UN entrance on 1st Avenue at 47th Street, outside the gate, between 2:15pm and 3:00pm on 8 August.

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