PARALLEL EVENTS


Monday 13 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"Empowering indigenous women"

Panel discussion organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Tuesday 14 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"Indigenous media network"

Panel discussion of indigenous journalists organized by OHCHR

Official opening in the UN Lobby at 14:30
"Voices: an exhibition celebrating indigenous cultures"

Wednesday 15 May
13.15-14.45Conference Room 2
"Indigenous peoples and large scale development projects"

Panel discussion organised by OHCHR and the World Bank

Thursday 16 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"International development cooperation and indigenous peoples"

Panel discussion organised by the International Labour Organisation (ILO)

13:00
Visitors' Lobby

Performance: Kahurangi, The Maori Dance Theatre of New Zealand,
in conjunction with the first session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues,
sponsored by the New Zealand Ministry of Maori Development/Te Puni Kokiri

Friday 17 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"Indigenous peoples and the right to land and housing"

Panel discussion organised by Habitat and the International Indian Treaty Council

Monday 20 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"Indigenous peoples, development and cultural diversity"

Panel discussion organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)

Tuesday 21 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"Prior informed consent and its implications on development"

Panel discussion organised by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Wednesday 22 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"Briefing on WIPO intergovernmental committee on intellectual property and genetic resources, traditional knowledge and folklore"

Panel discussion organised by World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)

Thursday 23 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"A presentation of indigenous issues at the World Summit on Sustainable Development"

Presentation organised by the Indigenous Peoples' Caucus for the WSSD

Friday 24 May
13.15-14.45
Conference Room 2
"Indigenous children: identifying the issues"

Seminar organised by OHCHR

N.B: It is hoped to provide interpretation in English and Spanish.


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