Indigenous Peoples are cordially invited by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights Dr. Marcos Orellana to participate in a consultation for his current Study on Toxics and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for presentation to the UN General Assembly in 2022
The Consultation will be carried out in 3 sessions to accommodate Indigenous Peoples from different time zones and regions:
Africa and Sami – May 19th, 7 am – 9 am PDT
1. May 17th, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight (New York) time
Focusing on Indigenous Peoples in the Americas, Caribbean and the Alaska and Canadian Arctic
2. May 18th, 10:00 pm – 12:00 am Eastern Daylight (New York) time
Focusing on Indigenous Peoples in Asia, the Pacific and Russia
3. May 19th, 10 am – 12:00 am Eastern Daylight (New York) time
Focusing on Indigenous Peoples in Africa and the Scandinavian and Greenland Arctic
Agendas and concept note will be provided in English, Spanish, French, Russian and Portuguese to registrants by May 12, 2022. Interpretation will be provided in languages appropriate to the respective regions for each consultation.
Important Note: The Deadline for written submissions has been extended to May 23, 2022. To download the questionnaire and additional information for the Study click here.
Organized and hosted by the Office of the UN Special Rapporteur and the International Indian Treaty Council