Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics, Thursday 25 April 2019, UN Headquarters / Diálogo interactivo con el Relator Especial sobre Derechos Humanos y Tóxicos de la ONU, Jueves, 25 de abril de 2019, Sede de la ONU

All delegations attending the 18th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues are cordially invited to an Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics on the human rights impacts of exposure to hazardous and toxic substances on Indigenous Peoples around the world

Thursday April 25th, 2019
3:00 – 4:30 PM, Conference Room 4
UN Headquarters, New York


  • Opening by Dr. Mariam Wallet Med Aboubakrine, member of the UNPFII
  • Andrea Carmen, Executive Director, International Indian Treaty Council
  • Saul Vicente Vazquez, Director of International Affairs, National Institute of Indigenous Peoples, Government of Mexico
  • Baskut Tuncak, UN Special Rapporteur on the Implications for Human Rights of theEnvironmentally Sound Management and Disposal of Hazardous Substances & Wastes
  • Open discussion and exchange with the UN Special Rapporteur


Sponsored by International Indian Treaty Council, Co-sponsored by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
English/Spanish Translation Provided by DOCIP


“Today, Indigenous Peoples continue to be on the wrong side of a toxic divide.”

~ UN Special Rapporteur Baskut Tuncak, statement to the UNPFII 17th session, April 16, 2018


For the full ENGLISH PDF flyer, please click here:
Para el folleto completo en PDF en ESPAÑOL, haga clic aquí:álogo-Interactivo-15Abril2019.pdf

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