Participation of Indigenous Peoples at the UN

On 8 September 2017 the General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/71/321 entitled Enhancing the Participation of Indigenous Peoples’ Representatives and Institutions in Meetings of Relevant United Nations Bodies on Issues Affecting Them.

This resolution is a result of a process that began with a commitment by Member States, during the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in 2014, to consider the participation of indigenous peoples at the United Nations. The process continues based on decisions made by the General Assembly its resolution A/RES/71/321.


Informal Interactive Hearing with Indigenous Peoples (2019) convened by the President of the 73 rd session of the General Assembly

On Thursday, 25 April (  10 a.m – 1 p.m. and from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.), Conference Room 1, the President of the General Assembly will conduct the second informal interactive hearing with indigenous peoples as part of the preparatory process for the consideration of possible further measures necessary to enhance the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions in relevant United Nations meetings on issues affecting them by the General Assembly at its seventy-fifth session.

This hearing was requested by the General Assembly in its resolution A/RES/71/321 and is open to indigenous participants accredited to attend the 2019 session of the Permanent Forum.

For more information, please click at Process under the PGA 73 – Sept 2018 – Sept 2019 or the official website of the PGA73