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Call for Contributions: The right to adequate housing for Indigenous Peoples

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 [...]

Call for Contributions: The right to adequate housing for Indigenous Peoples2019-04-04T11:33:36-07:00

Call for inputs for the UN Secretary-General’s report on “human rights and cultural diversity

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 [...]

Call for inputs for the UN Secretary-General’s report on “human rights and cultural diversity2019-03-27T09:04:35-07:00

The OAS General Assembly will convene its 49th Regular Session June 26-28, 2019 / La Asamblea General de la OEA celebrará su 49ª Sesión Regular del 26 al 28 de junio de 2019

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 [...]

The OAS General Assembly will convene its 49th Regular Session June 26-28, 2019 / La Asamblea General de la OEA celebrará su 49ª Sesión Regular del 26 al 28 de junio de 20192019-03-19T09:33:23-07:00

Report on Recognition, Reparations, and Reconciliation

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 [...]

Report on Recognition, Reparations, and Reconciliation2019-02-07T16:44:25-07:00

General call for contributions on the consequences of exposure of indigenous people to toxic and otherwise hazardous substances

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 [...]

General call for contributions on the consequences of exposure of indigenous people to toxic and otherwise hazardous substances2019-01-18T16:29:03-07:00

Expert Group Meeting (EGM), January 19th-20th / Reunión del Grupo de Expertos (RGE), 19 y 20 de Enero

  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 [...]

Expert Group Meeting (EGM), January 19th-20th / Reunión del Grupo de Expertos (RGE), 19 y 20 de Enero2019-02-18T18:44:48-07:00

California Historical Society and IITC Alcatraz Talk, Jan. 17. 2019

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 [...]

California Historical Society and IITC Alcatraz Talk, Jan. 17. 20192019-01-18T16:27:23-07:00

EMRIP Human Rights Hearing, January 26, 2019 / Audiencia de Derechos Humanos del MEDPI, 26 de Enero de 2019

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 [...]

EMRIP Human Rights Hearing, January 26, 2019 / Audiencia de Derechos Humanos del MEDPI, 26 de Enero de 20192019-02-18T16:38:02-07:00