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High-level event to mark 10th Anniversary of UNDRIP adoption

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Note: The PGA high-level event will take place in the General Assembly Hall from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Conference Room 4 will serve as an overflow room in the morning. The Permanent Forum will resume at 3:00 pm in Conference Room 4. 

On Tuesday 25 April 2017, the President of the 71st session of the General Assembly will organize a high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

This will take place at the General Assembly Hall at 10:00 am.

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This is in follow up to the General Assembly decision to convene a high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, to be held during the seventy-first session of the General Assembly, in 2017 (Resolutions A/RES/69/159, A/RES/70/232 and A/RES/71/178).

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16th Session of the Permanent Forum – 24 April to 5 May 2017 UNHQ

24 April to 5 May 2017 UN Headquarters, New York – Special Theme: “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration”. Read more

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CSW61 discusses Empowerment of Indigenous Women – 16 March 2017

Fourteenth Session of the Permanent ForumThe  Commission on the Status of Women is currently taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.

Priority theme: Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work
Review theme: Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session) Read more

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2017 Calendar of Major Events

Calendar201725 – 27 January 2017 

International Expert Group Meeting on the “Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: the role of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and other indigenous-specific mechanisms (article 42)”. More details to soon.

22 April 2017
International Mother Earth Day (UNHQ and around the world)

24 April – 5 May 2017
16th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues with the Special Theme: “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration”

9 August 2017
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

13 September
10th Anniversary of the adoption of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNHQ and around the world)

21 September 
International Day of Peace

 

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2016 Calendar of Major Events

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19-21 January 2016
International Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages: Preservation and Revitalization: Articles 13, 14 and 16 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

4-5 April
Review of EMRIP’s mandate (UN Geneva, EMRIP)

10-15 April
Pre-Sessional Meeting of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (Guatemala City)

22 April
International Mother Earth Day (UNHQ and around the world)

9-20 May 2016
15th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNHQ) Read more

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