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Jul
15
to Jul 19

12th Session of the Expert Mechanism of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP)

Introduction

The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) was established by the Human Rights Council, the UN’s main human rights body, in 2007 under resolution 6/36 as a subsidiary body of the Council. Its mandate was then amended in September 2016 by Human Rights Council resolution 33/25.

Mandate

The Expert Mechanism provides the Human Rights Council with expertise and advice on the rights of indigenous peoples as set out in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and assists Member States, upon request, in achieving the ends of the Declaration through the promotion, protection and fulfilment of the rights of indigenous peoples.

Membership

The Expert Mechanism is composed of seven independent experts on the rights of indigenous peoples. The experts are appointed by the Human Rights Council which is to give due regard to recognized competence and experience in the rights of indigenous peoples, experts of indigenous origin, and gender balance. Read more about the members of the Expert Mechanism.

Annual Sessions of the Expert Mechanism

The Expert Mechanism holds an annual session, usually in July, in which representatives from states, indigenous peoples, indigenous peoples’ organisations, civil society, inter-governmental organisations and academia take part.

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Nov
27
to Nov 28

7TH SESSION, FORUM ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS (HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL)

11/26/2018-11-26  -  11/28/2018-

Place

Geneva, Switzerland

Contact
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Palais Wilson
52, rue des Pâquis
CH-1201 Geneva
Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 917 96 56
Fax : +41 22 917 90 11
E-Mail: hrcaccreditation@ohchr.org 

Source: https://reg.unog.ch/event/18936/

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Open Online Call for Participations: International Youth Forum on Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals 2018
Aug
17
to Aug 18

Open Online Call for Participations: International Youth Forum on Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals 2018

Youth for Environment, Education and Development Foundation (YFEED Foundation), Nepal in collaboration with Youth for Human Rights International, Nepal and other several civil and private agencies will be organizing theInternational Youth Forum on Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals 2018 from 17th –18th August 2018 at Kathmandu,Nepal. 

The important international youth event this year will be celebrate the cross-cutting main theme of the youth conference “Partnering with the Youth to achieve SDGs: Moving from policy to actions‟. This year’s programme will provide an opportunity for young peoples from around the globe to discuss, understand, share, find new solutions and develop strategies on issues pertaining to Human Rights, peace, inclusive societies and Sustainable Development Goals further how young people are building resilience and innovation in their local communities to attainment of human rights and sustainable development goals.

Application and Registration Final Deadline: Tuesday, 17th July 2018 A.D. 

To register and apply click here. For more information please read the About Us

Should you need any further information or clarification please do not hesitate to contact us in info@internationalyouthforum.org or me and Mr. Rahul K.C. in rahulyhrn@gmail.com and rahulkc2010@yahoo.com any time .

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2018 Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)
Jun
5
to Jun 6

2018 Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (STI Forum)

As requested by the General Assembly resolution 70/1 on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of ECOSOC will convene the STI forum annually to discuss science, technology and innovation cooperation around thematic areas for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.   The third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals will be held from 5-6 June 2018 in Conference Room 4 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.   All representatives of STI Stakeholders who wish to attend the Forum must register by completing a dedicated registration form at:  Google Form   by 5 pm EDT on Friday, 18 May 2018 (NY time)   For more information, please visit:  https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/tfm

As requested by the General Assembly resolution 70/1 on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of ECOSOC will convene the STI forum annually to discuss science, technology and innovation cooperation around thematic areas for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

The third annual Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals will be held from 5-6 June 2018 in Conference Room 4 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

All representatives of STI Stakeholders who wish to attend the Forum must register by completing a dedicated registration form at: Google Form by 5 pm EDT on Friday, 18 May 2018 (NY time)

For more information, please visit: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/tfm

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UNPFII Session Second Week Regional Dialogues
Apr
24
to Apr 25

UNPFII Session Second Week Regional Dialogues


The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will meet with representatives of indigenous peoples and Member States from the different regions on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 April 2018.  UN agencies, regional and National Human Rights Institutions and academics are also welcome to attend.

Format:
These informal and interactive dialogues will be facilitated by members of the Permanent Forum.  The Forum members will provide introductory remarks and moderate the discussions.

Objectives:
The aim of the regional dialogues is to discuss issues of relevance in the countries of the region and identify how to sharpen the focus and impact of the Permanent Forum’s analysis and recommendations. The objectives of these dialogues include the following:

  • To follow up on issues raised during the first week of the Permanent Forum session;
  • To seek inputs of indigenous peoples, Member States and others on the draft report of the Permanent Forum session, particularly the context and recommendations;·
  • To identify specific strategic measures that can be taken to:
    • promote the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the national level;
    • advance the rights of indigenous peoples at the regional and international levels;·
  • To provide a space for indigenous peoples, Member States and UN system to exchange information and perspectives in an informal and constructive setting to facilitate consensus building;
  • To identify specific thematic areas and/or emerging issues that the Permanent Forum may wish to focus on at future sessions.

Schedule of regional dialogues:
Tuesday 24 April

10 am – 1 pm: Arctic & Eastern Europe, Russian Federation, Central Asia and Transcaucasia⃰  (Conference Room 6)
10 am – 1 pm: Pacific (Conference Room 8)

3 pm – 6 pm: Asia (Conference Room 6)

3 pm – 6 pm: Africa (Conference Room 8)

Wednesday 25 April
10 am – 1 pm: North America (Conference Room 6)
10 am – 1 pm: South & Central America and the Caribbean (Conference Room 8)

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Apr
18
6:15 PM18:15

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE 3RD INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS WOMEN’S SYMPOSIUM ON ENVIRONMENAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND DISCUSS NEXT STEPS TO COMBAT ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLENCE

SIDE-EVENT TO SHARE THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE 3RD INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS WOMEN’S SYMPOSIUM ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND DISCUSS NEXT STEPS TO COMBAT ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLENCE

On the occasion of the 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), UN Headquarters, New York, Wednesday April 18th, 2018, 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Permanent Forum - Conference Room 4

THE TRIBAL LINK FOUNDATION IS A CO-SPONSOR OF THIS EVENT 

THE TRIBAL LINK FOUNDATION IS A CO-SPONSOR OF THIS EVENT 

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