UNWGEID Joint Submission, Obstacles in the US to Implementation of the Declaration on the Protection of All Persons From Enforced Disappearance and on Individual Disappearances, 118th Session, April 12, 2019
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The Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing will focus her forthcoming report to the General Assembly on the right to adequate housing for Indigenous Peoples. Many Indigenous Peoples around the world live in substandard housing conditions or under threat of forced eviction from their ancestral lands without free, prior and informed consent. The [...]
Following the adoption of resolution 72/170 entitled “Human rights and cultural diversity” by the General Assembly on 19 December 2017, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is preparing a report for submission the General Assembly in September 2019. In paragraph 24 of the resolution, the General Assembly "requests the Secretary-General to prepare [...]
The OAS General Assembly will convene its 49th Regular Session June 26-28, 2019 The OAS General Assembly will convene its 49th Regular Session from June 26-28, 2019 in Medellín, Colombia. Please note the deadline to submit registration applications is Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5:30pm EST. Complete details on the registration process can be found in the OAS General [...]
Call for submissions The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will prepare a report on Recognition, reparations and reconciliation under its mandate in resolution 33/25 (2b). The Expert Mechanism will present a draft of this report for discussion at its next session from 15-19 July 2019. A final version will be presented to [...]
The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 36/15 will dedicate his upcoming report to the UN General Assembly in 2019 to examining the consequences of exposure of indigenous people all around the world to toxic [...]
Human Rights Legal Review by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes of the United Nations Chemical Conventions, in particular the Rotterdam Convention Expert Group Meeting (EGM) Revisión jurídica de Derechos Humanos por el Relator Especial sobre las [...]
BOOK TALK A JOURNEY TO FREEDOM Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement Join California Historical Society and the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) for an evening of learning about Richard Oakes, the Native American leader who was instrumental in the takeovers of Alcatraz, Fort Lawton, and Pit River, and whose assassination in [...]
The San Xavier District, Tohono O’odham Nation and the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC), in conjunction with the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, invite you to attend a Human Rights hearing to gather testimonies and documentation addressing Human Rights violations experienced by members of Indigenous Peoples, Tribal Nations and communities divided [...]