News & Updates

Dec 11 2020

Human Rights Day 2020

  Since 1974, the IITC has supported Indigenous Peoples’ struggles for human and Treaty rights, self-determination, food sovereignty, environmental health, and justice through information dissemination, coalition building, advocacy, training, and technical assistance. Please consider supporting ...
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Alcatraz Island, November 25th, 2020

Dec 3 2020

IITC 2020 Sunrise Gatherings Affirmed Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance, Solidarity, and Survival During COVID-19

Alcatraz Island, November 25th, 2020, photo by Chris Honahnie   December 2, 2020, San Francisco CA:  For over 40 years the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) has organized two annual sunrise gatherings on Alcatraz Island ...
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Dec 1 2020

Today is #GivingTuesday!

  Today is #GivingTuesday! This is your opportunity to give a tax-deductible gift that will directly contribute toward the mission of the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) as we continue working for the Sovereignty and Self-Determination of ...
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Global Outrage at FAO Plans to Partner with Pesticide Industry

For Immediate Release November 19, 2020         Contacts: Ahna Kruzic, PAN North America, [email protected], 510 927 5379 Keith Tyrell, PAN United Kingdom, [email protected], 44 75 887 06224 Ilang-Ilang Quijano, PAN Asia Pacific, ...
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Nov 10 2020

13th session/ Regional meetings of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The impact of COVID-19 on the rights of indigenous peoples under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples The 13th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, initially scheduled ...
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Nov 6 2020

Important Notice: 2020 Annual Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering

IMPORTANT NOTICE: For the safety of our community members and elders during the COVID-19 pandemic, IITC's Annual Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island, attended each year by over 4500 participants, will not take ...
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36th session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

November 2 - 13, 2020, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Website Timetable List of Troikas UPR Extranet Registration States under review: Andorra, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Honduras, Jamaica, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Panama, United ...
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Nov 5 2020

Regional Dialogues of Indigenous Peoples on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

👉 SAVE THE DATE! 🗒Mark your calendars!  📣The IIFB, IWBN, FPP and the CBD, invite you to attend, on NOVEMBER 6th, 2020 / 8:00 am Montreal Time, the High-level Launching of the Global Campaign and Regional Dialogues of Indigenous ...
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Oct 22 2020

Survey: FAO’s contribution to Indigenous Peoples’ communities and territories

The FAO Office of Evaluation is conducting a series of the Evaluations of FAO’s contribution to SDG13, Climate Action; by assessing which approaches have been effective, which need to be modified for better impact, and where ...
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July 2021


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