Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations Human Rights System – OHCHR

OHCHR1This Fact Sheet provides a reader-friendly overview of the United Nations human rights system and the rights of indigenous peoples. It is designed to give readers:
• A summary of indigenous peoples’ rights;
• An overview of the international human rights bodies and mechanisms in relation to indigenous peoples;
• A description of the activities of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) related to indigenous peoples;
• A brief summary of relevant regional human rights systems as they engage with indigenous peoples and protect their human rights; and
• A summary of some United Nations agencies, beyond the human rights framework, engaged in indigenous peoples’ issues.

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