Preparing for World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

International Experts of the three UN mechanisms on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights met to prepare for the 2014 World Conference on Indigenous Peoples on 17-21 December in Guatemala

On the occasion of the commemoration of the Oxlajuj B’aqtun held in Tikal, Guatemala, the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues met to discuss the preparation of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in 2014.

Assisted by staff from the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (SPFII), members of the forum also met with government officials, the UN country team, indigenous peoples’ organizations as well as journalist and the academia.

More information (in Spanish):
Encuentro de Expertos Indígenas Internacionales