Upcoming Events and Meetings

Indigenous Heritage Program 2017

Indigenous Heritage Program 2017 University of Helsinki, Pieni juhlasali (Fabianinkatu 33) 16-17 November, Hosted by Indigenous studies, University of Helsinki The conference will have eight themes dealing with indigenous peoples’ cultural heritage. Each session will run as a panel discussion. The chair will briefly introduce the topic and the invited speakers who will have an [...]

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Announcing Webinar IV, “Indigenous Sovereignty and Solidarity Beyond Borders: Protecting Land and Communities”

Event Flyer: Indigenous Sovereignty and Solidarity Beyond Borders: Protecting Land and Communities Monday, October 16, 2017 7:00 pm ET Announcing Webinar IV, “Indigenous Sovereignty and Solidarity Beyond Borders: Protecting Land and Communities” As we continue planning for the 2nd Border Encuentro in Tucson and Ambos Nogales, from November 10-12, we are excited to invite you [...]

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Traditional Knowledge and Climate Change

Traditional Knowledge and Climate Change The Global Steering Committee for the Indigenous Peoples International Forum on Climate Change Global preparatory meeting, with Indigenous Peoples from all 7 regions, September 10th, Assembly of 1st Nations Main Office, Ottawa Canada, September 10th , 2017 September 11-12, Indigenous Peoples from all regions met with [...]

By | 2017-10-06T18:19:58+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Upcoming Events and Meetings, Updates|Comments Off on Traditional Knowledge and Climate Change

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 [...]

By | 2017-10-13T22:23:11+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

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, [...]

By | 2017-10-13T22:20:05+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

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 Español abajo  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 [...]

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“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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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

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    

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

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 [...]

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