The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is as an expert body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and plays an important role in providing expert advice on how to ensure that the rights of indigenous peoples are effectively accounted for and realized in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
This year, the 16th session of the UNPFII will take place at UN Headquarters in New York from 24 April to 5 May 21017. The special theme this year is “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration”.
The new report on “Update on indigenous peoples and the 2030 Agenda” includes substantive inputs from the UNPFII for the thematic reviews of the high-level political forum on sustainable development in 2017, along with reflections on the theme of the high-level political forum in 2017, “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world”.
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