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EMRIP10 (2017)

10 July 2017, 2:28 am Written by
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Dates: 10-14 July 2017

Venue: Geneva, Switzerland

For more details of the session, please visit the OHCHR website.

UNPFII16 (2017)

24 April 2017, 6:25 am Written by
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24 April - 5 May 2017

UN Headquarters, New York

Theme: “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration”

See more at https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/unpfii-sessions-2/sixteenth-session.html

CSW61 (2017)

13 March 2017, 3:03 am Written by
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13-24 March 2017

UN Headquarters, New York, USA

Themes:

Priority theme: 
Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work

Review theme:
Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)

Emerging issue/Focus area:
The empowerment of indigenous women

For more details, visit http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017

  • Priority theme: 
    Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work
  • Review theme:
    Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)
  • Emerging issue/Focus area:
    The empowerment of indigenous women
  • - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017#sthash.VPsddrJa.dpuf
  • Priority theme: 
    Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work
  • Review theme:
    Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)
  • Emerging issue/Focus area:
    The empowerment of indigenous women
  • - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017#sthash.VPsddrJa.dpuf

International Women’s Day 2017

8 March 2017, 7:32 am Written by
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Date: 8 March

Theme: "Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030"

For more details, please visit http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/international-womens-day.

“Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/international-womens-day#sthash.h1RpZ6ET.dpuf
“Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/international-womens-day#sthash.h1RpZ6ET.dpuf

EMRIP10

10 July 2017, 3:12 am Written by
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10 to 14 July 2017

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Provisional agenda


Items on the provisional agenda of the tenth session include:

  • Panel discussion and interactive dialogue on indigenous human rights defenders.
  • Study and advice on good practices and challenges, including discrimination, in business and in access to financial services by indigenous peoples, in particular indigenous women and indigenous persons with disabilities.
  • Interactive dialogue with national human rights institutions and similar mechanisms.
  • United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
  • Follow-up on thematic studies and advice.

 

See more details at http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/IPeoples/EMRIP/Pages/Session10.aspx

UNPFII16

24 April 2017, 3:00 am Written by
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24 April to 5 May 2017

UN Headquarters, New York

Special Theme: “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration”

See more details at https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/unpfii-sessions-2/sixteenth-session.html. 

CSW61

13 March 2017, 5:55 am Written by
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13 to 24 March

UN Headquarters, New York

13 to 24 March 2017
13 to 24 March 2017

Themes

  • Priority theme: 
    Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work
  • Review theme:
    Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls (agreed conclusions of the fifty-eighth session)
  • Emerging issue/Focus area:
    The empowerment of indigenous women

See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017

 

9th Anniversary of the UNDRIP

13 September 2016, 6:25 am Written by
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Theme: “Indigenous Peoples and Education”

This year’s theme draws attention to the issue of indigenous peoples and education. Indigenous peoples continue to face challenges in accessing their right to education, in particular their right to education in a manner appropriate to their cultural methods of teaching and learning and with full recognition of the diversity of their cultures. Highlights from the forthcoming publication “State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Volume III” on this topic of indigenous peoples and education will be discussed at a special event at the UN Headquarters event in observance of the International Day.- UN Division for Social Policy and Development Indigenous Peoples