News & Updates

22 09, 2017

Joint NGO Letter for a General Comment on Child Rights and the Environment.14 Sept. 2017

By | 2017-09-22T18:22:44+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on Joint NGO Letter for a General Comment on Child Rights and the Environment.14 Sept. 2017

Terre des Hommes and Human Rights Watch sent a letter calling upon the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child to draft a General Comment on Child Rights and the Environment. The co-signers believe that a General Comment on Child Rights and the Environment would provide much-needed guidance on state obligations and business responsibilities, convey [...]

18 09, 2017

IITC co-sponsors Indigenous Peoples Days in Montana, October 9-13, 2017

By | 2017-09-18T20:02:14+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on IITC co-sponsors Indigenous Peoples Days in Montana, October 9-13, 2017

A week-long series of events, which promise to be educational and campus to community-oriented. The program begins with the Round Dance on Monday. It will be opened up by Dr. Fleming followed by President Cruzado. There will be a free chili feed on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Christus Collegium (everyone invited), to Wednesday when the first of of the programs speakers, [...]

13 09, 2017

IITC Media Release: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, September 13, 2017

By | 2017-09-13T21:48:38+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on IITC Media Release: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, September 13, 2017

MEDIA RELEASE SEPTEMBER 13th, 2017 THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IS 10 YEARS OLD AND THE FLOOR IS HOLDING Contact: [email protected] Indigenous leaders at the final adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on September 13, 2007   When the UN Declaration on the Rights [...]

5 09, 2017

“La Injusticia Ambiental en Borikén y el impacto a nuestros cuerpos, alimentos, familias y futuras generaciones”: Evento Pospuesto “Environmental Injustice in Boriken and the impacts on our bodies, food, families and future generations”: Event postposed

By | 2017-09-22T21:46:34+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on “La Injusticia Ambiental en Borikén y el impacto a nuestros cuerpos, alimentos, familias y futuras generaciones”: Evento Pospuesto “Environmental Injustice in Boriken and the impacts on our bodies, food, families and future generations”: Event postposed

"Due to the inclement weather and unrelentless hurricane season in the Caribbean, the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) and the United Confederation of Taíno People (UCTP) have decided to  postpone the Environmental Health Workshop in Borikén (Puerto Rico)  that was to be held in the town of Peñuelas from October 28 -29th, 2017.  We expect [...]

5 09, 2017

Participate in the FAO Committee on Food Security: Forestry and Food Security

By | 2017-09-05T14:53:03+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Updates|Comments Off on Participate in the FAO Committee on Food Security: Forestry and Food Security

Participate in the FAO Committee on Food Security: Forestry and Food security An event from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Dear all, We hope this email finds you well. We are reaching out to all of you with a VERY important email with a unique opportunity for indigenous peoples to [...]

22 08, 2017

New internship programme for indigenous youth at FAO

By | 2017-08-22T18:37:17+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on New internship programme for indigenous youth at FAO

New internship programme for indigenous youth at FAO (Español sigue) Dear All, We are pleased to inform you that FAO has issued a set of calls for applications for internship positions, specifically encouraging applicants from the Global South and Indigenous Peoples. In order to support applications from indigenous youth, we have posted a news article [...]

16 08, 2017

Participate in the FAO Committee on Food Security: Forestry and Food Security

By | 2017-08-16T16:21:05+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on Participate in the FAO Committee on Food Security: Forestry and Food Security

A unique opportunity for indigenous peoples to participate in The World Committee on Food Security (CFS), the most important forum to discuss food security with member states, civil society, private sector, academia, foundations as well as UN agencies. Event Details and Registration: Participate in the FAO Committee on Food Security: Forestry and Food Security    

21 07, 2017

IITC Press Release: Do You Have Information About Relatives Who Attended Boarding Schools?

By | 2017-07-21T21:38:07+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Updates, Urgent News!|Comments Off on IITC Press Release: Do You Have Information About Relatives Who Attended Boarding Schools?

Do You Have Information About Relatives Who Attended Boarding Schools? PRESS RELEASE FROM INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY MEDIA: 4 Native Organizations Need Help Finding Missing Relatives Who Attended Boarding Schools.  

21 07, 2017

IITC Event: A Call To Action By Indigenous Women, Anchorage, AK

By | 2017-07-26T21:05:52+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on IITC Event: A Call To Action By Indigenous Women, Anchorage, AK

IITC Event: Stories, Struggles and Songs: Environmental Reproductive Health And Justice: A Call To Action By Indigenous Women August 3, 2017 First United Methodist Church, 725 W 9th Ave, Anchorage AK IITC Event with the Alaska Community Action on Toxics and Chickaloon Traditional Village Council IITC Event Flyer: A Call To Action By Indigenous Women [...]