Events for 2017

Special Event at UN Headquarters

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

ECOSOC Chamber
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Open to Indigenous Peoples' Organizations, National Human Rights Institutions, Indigenous Members of Parliament, and friends of indigenous peoples. Register here.

See more information. The event will be webcast live at

Events around the world

UN information centres around the world are marking the day with various events and activities.

In Colombia, the UN information centre is partnering with the National Organization of Indigenous Peoples to launch a video campaign to promote indigenous voices through portraits and a mini documentary that will air in cinemas and TV programmes across the country; in the Republic of the Congo, the UN information centre is organizing an exhibition of indigenous peoples' handmade products as well as public discussions with indigenous peoples sharing theirs experiences; in Australia, the UN information centre is working with the National Congress of Australia's First Nations, the Indigenous Law Centre and other partners on a capacity building programme for indigenous peoples in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; and in Brazil, the UN information centre is organizing an event in Rio to celebrate indigenous culture, art and integration.