World Conference on Indigenous Peoples


 
World Conference on Indigenous Peoples – September 2014 

The first World Conference on Indigenous Peoples was held on 22-23 September 2014. The meeting was an opportunity to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples, including pursuing the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

http://www.un.org/en/ga/69/meetings/indigenous/#&panel1-1



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Report on Follow up to the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 

The present report provides an overview of the implementation of the outcome document of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, held in September 2014 (General Assembly resolution 69/2); an update on the development of a system-wide action plan to ensure a coherent approach to achieving the ends of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; recommendations on how to use, modify and improve existing United Nations mechanisms to achieve the ends of the Declaration; and specific proposals to enable the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions at the United Nations.

http://www.un.org/Docs/journal/asp/ws.asp?m=A/70/84%20 ​







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