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[IWS] UN: THE WORLD CONFERENCE ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES [22-23 September 2014]
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THE WORLD CONFERENCE ON INDIGENOUS PEOPLES [22-23 September 2014]
General Assembly Resolutions
· Resolution establishing the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (A/RES/65/198)
· Resolution defining the scope and modalities of the Conference (A/RES/66/296)
· Resolution on the Rights of indigenous peoples (A/RES/66/142) stressing that the results of a commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples could serve as an input for the preparations of the World Conference.
Letters of the President of the General Assembly
· Letter dated 5 April 2012 to all Permanent Missions and Permanent Observer Missions to the United Nations appointing co-chairs to lead the informal consultations for the high level meeting on Indigenous Issues
· Letter dated 11 August 2011 to all Permanent Missions and Permanent Observer Missions to the United Nations regarding the first discussion on the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (23 May 2011)
· Report of the Secretary-General on the achievement of the goal and objectives of the Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous People (A/69/271)
· Alta Outcome Document (A/67/994) – Following a global consultation process involving representatives of the indigenous peoples and nations of the seven global geopolitical regions as well as the women’s caucus and the youth caucus. It sets forth their recommendations for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples along with the historical and current context of indigenous peoples from around the world.
· Political Position Document and Plan of Action of the World’s Indigenous Women Adapted in the World Conference of Indigenous Women, Lima, Peru, 28-30 October 2013 (E/C.19/2014/CRP.1)
· Compilation of Recommendations, Conclusions and Advice from Studies Completed by the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (A/HRC/EMRIP/2013/CRP.1)
The following papers have been prepared by the Inter-Agency Support Group, a mechanism for international cooperation on indigenous peoples’ issues.
· Employment and social protection ß-see
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