International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2012

Thirteenth Session of the Permanent Forum 12-23 May 2014 UN Headquarters, New York“Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices”

The 18th commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples was held on Thursday, 9 August 2012 at the UN Headquarters in New York, organized by the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues DSPD/DESA, the United Nations Department of Public Information, and the NGO Committee on the Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
There were statements delivered by the Secretary-General, the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs – DESA, the Chairperson of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and others.
An interactive dialogue entitled “Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices”, took place at the ECOSOC Chamber. Some short clips and videos were also screened during the commemoration.

Programme of the Day

Press Release

Watch the webcast of the event

Messages of the Day

Photos

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