Notice to Indigenous Peoples on current calls by United Nations Human Rights Experts

The following are calls for input into reports and studies by United Nations Human Rights experts specifically focusing on or of interest to Indigenous Peoples.

 

  1. The deadline for contributions to the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation’s upcoming thematic report on “The right to safe drinking water and sanitation of Indigenous Peoples: current situation and lessons from ancestral cultures” is extended to January 20, 2022.To find the associated questionnaire for this report in three languages, click here.

 

  1. The deadline for the call for input by the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) for their study on “Treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements, between Indigenous Peoples and States, including peace accords and reconciliation initiatives, and their constitutional recognition” is January 31, 2022. For more information on this study and how to contribute, click here.

 

  1. The deadline for submissions on the EMRIP’s report “The militarization of indigenous land: a human rights focus” is now extended until February 7th2022. For more information on this study and how you can contribute, click here.

 

  1. The Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights is requesting submissions on “Mercury, artisanal and small-scale gold mining and human rights” by March 7, 2022. . For information on how to contribute to this report, click here. The report will be presented to the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council in September 2022. For additional information on the impacts of mercury contamination on Indigenous Peoples, click here.

 

  1. Call for inputs for a report on violence against Indigenous women and girls by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences. The purpose is to inform the Special Rapporteur’s report on violence against indigenous women and girls, to be presented at the 50th session of the Human Rights Council. The deadline is January 31, 2022. For more information, click here.

Please consider participating in these important studies to highlight the urgent situations impacting the rights, health and ways of life of your Peoples.  If you don’t tell them, they won’t know!

Notice to Indigenous Peoples on current calls by United Nations Human Rights Experts

The following are calls for input into reports and studies by United Nations Human Rights experts specifically focusing on or of interest to Indigenous Peoples.

 

  1. The deadline for contributions to the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation’s upcoming thematic report on “The right to safe drinking water and sanitation of Indigenous Peoples: current situation and lessons from ancestral cultures” is extended to January 20, 2022.To find the associated questionnaire for this report in three languages, click here.

 

  1. The deadline for the call for input by the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) for their study on “Treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements, between Indigenous Peoples and States, including peace accords and reconciliation initiatives, and their constitutional recognition” is January 31, 2022. For more information on this study and how to contribute, click here.

 

  1. The deadline for submissions on the EMRIP’s report “The militarization of indigenous land: a human rights focus” is now extended until February 7th2022. For more information on this study and how you can contribute, click here.

 

  1. The Special Rapporteur on toxics and human rights is requesting submissions on “Mercury, artisanal and small-scale gold mining and human rights” by March 7, 2022. . For information on how to contribute to this report, click here. The report will be presented to the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council in September 2022. For additional information on the impacts of mercury contamination on Indigenous Peoples, click here.

 

  1. Call for inputs for a report on violence against Indigenous women and girls by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences. The purpose is to inform the Special Rapporteur’s report on violence against indigenous women and girls, to be presented at the 50th session of the Human Rights Council. The deadline is January 31, 2022. For more information, click here.

Please consider participating in these important studies to highlight the urgent situations impacting the rights, health and ways of life of your Peoples.  If you don’t tell them, they won’t know!

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