UNPFII Twenty-second Session: 17-28 April 2023

Theme: “Indigenous Peoples, human health, planetary and territorial health and climate change: a rights-based approach”.

Dates: 17-28 April 2023

Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York


International Expert Group Meeting: “Truth, transitional justice and reconciliation processes”.  Dates to be confirmed.


Provisional Agenda for the twenty-second Session

  1. Election of officers.
  2. Adoption of the agenda and organization of work.
  3. Discussion on the theme “Indigenous peoples, human health, planetary and territorial health and climate change: a rights-based
    approach”.
  4. Discussion on the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum (economic and social development, culture, environment, education, health and human rights), with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  5. Dialogues:
    1. Dialogue with indigenous peoples;
    2. Dialogue with Member States;
    3. Dialogue with the United Nations agencies, funds and programmes;
    4. Human rights dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of  indigenous Peoples;
    5. Regional dialogues;
    6. Dialogue on indigenous platforms established within United Nations entities;
    7. Thematic dialogues.
  6. Future work of the Permanent Forum, including issues considered by the Economic and Social Council, the outcome document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples and emerging issues.
  7. Provisional agenda of the twenty-third session of the Permanent Forum.
  8. Adoption of the report of the Permanent Forum on its twenty-second session.

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