Sessions

 

Eighteenth Session (2019)
22 April – 3 May 2019- UN Headquarters, New York

Special theme: “Traditional knowledge: Generation, transmission and protection”

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Seventeenth Session (2018)
16 – 27 April 2018 – UN Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Indigenous peoples’ collective rights to lands, territories and resources”

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Sixteenth Session (2017)
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”

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Fifteenth Session (2016)
9-20 May 2016 – UN Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Indigenous peoples: conflict, peace and resolution”

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Fourteenth Session (2015)
20 April – 1 May 2015 – UN Headquarters, New York
Review year

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Thirteenth Session (2014)
12-23 May 2014 – UN Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Principles of good governance consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: articles 3 to 6 and 46”

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Twelfth Session (2013)
20-31 May 2013 – UN Headquarters, New York
Review year

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Eleventh Session (2012)
7-18 May 2012 – UN Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “The Doctrine of Discovery: its enduring impact on indigenous peoples and the right to redress for past conquests (articles 28 and 37 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)”

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Tenth Session (2011)
16-27 May 2011 – UN Headquarters, New York
Review year

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Ninth Session (2010)
19-30 April 2010 – UN Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Indigenous peoples: development with culture and identity articles 3 and 32 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”

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Eighth Session (2009)
18-29 May, 2009 – United Nations Headquarters, New York
Review year

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Seventh Session (2008)
21 April – 2 May, 2008 – United Nations Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Climate change, bio-cultural diversity and livelihoods: the stewardship role of indigenous peoples and new challenges”

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Sixth Session (2007)
14 to 25 May 2007 – United Nations Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Territories, Lands and Natural Resources”

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Fifth Session (2006)
15 to 26 May 2006 – United Nations Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “The Millennium Development Goals and indigenous peoples: Re-defining the Millennium Development Goals”

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Fourth Session (2005)
16 to 27 May 2005 – United Nations Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Millennium Development Goals and Indigenous Peoples with a focus on Goal 1 to Eradicate Poverty and Extreme Hunger, and Goal 2 to achieve universal primary education”

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Third Session (2004)
10 to 21 May 2004 – United Nations Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Indigenous Women”

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Second Session (2003)
11 to 23 May 2003 – United Nations Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: “Indigenous Children and Youth”

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First Session (2002)
12 to 24 May 2002 – United Nations Headquarters, New York

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