International Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day would have been celebrated - PFII
General Assembly President, HE Madame Sheika Heya Rashed Al Khalifa, receives greetings from Indigenous delegate, Jose Carlos Morales. The President listened to requests that the Indigenous Peoples be acknowledged in the General Assembly when the Declaration is formally adopted.
Permanent Forum on
Office of the High Commissioner
International Indian Treaty Council
American Indian Law Alliance
International Work Group
Rights and Democracy
Amnesty International, Canada
University of Minnesota
UN PRESS CONFERENCE
13 October 2006
View Webcast Video - 42 minutes
This media conference occurred at the UN on 13 October 2006 to discuss the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples including its history, significance and current status.
H.E. Mr Enrique Berruga, Permanent Representative of Mexico;
Statement by Indigenous Peoples Caucus
9 December 2006
UNs human rights record challenged by Indigenous Peoples
360 million Indigenous Peoples throughout the world continue to struggle against crippling conditions of poverty, yet the United Nations remains uncertain whether to support human rights for Indigenous Peoples.