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Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples in the time of COVID-19 (Part II)


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Part II of this 2-part webinar will provide information and training about how Indigenous Peoples can effectively use United Nations human rights bodies and mechanisms to address urgent violations and threats to their rights, including those that contribute to or are occurring during the COVID-19 pandemic.



  • Francisco Cali Tzay, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Mayan Cakchiquel, Guatemala
  • Andrea Carmen, Yaqui Nation, IITC Executive Director
  • Kristen Carpenter, Chairperson, UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP)
  • Janene Yazzie, Diné, IITC Sustainable Development Program Coordinator, New Mexico Navajo-Hopi COVID Relief Effort Team Leader with updates on the COVID-19 crisis in Dinétah
  • Questions from participants

Moderator, Roberto Borrero, United Confederation of Taino People

Please click on https://www.iitc.org/wp-content/uploads/REV3-FINAL.pdf to download a training handout on making effective submissions to UN Human Rights bodies

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English/Spanish interpretation will be provided. Click here for information about how to use zoom’s webinar interpretation feature for those joining online   

For more information contact:  [email protected]

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May 1, 2020
9:00 am – 10:30 am MST
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