United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones
Foro Permanente para las Cuestiones Indigenas

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URL: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/
URL: http://www.un.org/indigenous/

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Founded

2000-07-28

History

28 Jul 2000, by resolution 2000/22 of E-XE3377 - ECOSOC, as a subsidiary organ of ECOSOC within the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), having been proposed during the World Conference on Human Rights. Has also been referred to as Permanent Forum of the World's Indigenous People and Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (SPFII).

Aims

Provide expert advice and recommendations to ECOSOC and, through ECOSOC, to United Nations programmes, funds and agencies; raise awareness and promote integration and coordination of activities relating to indigenous issues within the UN system; prepare and disseminate information on indigenous issues.

Events

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Structure

Forum (meeting for 10 days annually, usually in New York NY - USA), comprises 16 members: 8 nominated by Governments and elected by ECOSOC and 8 nominated by Indigenous Peoples' Organizations and appointed by President of ECOSOC following consultation with the Bureau and regional groups though their coordinators. States, United Nations bodies and organs, intergovernmental organizations and non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Council may participate as observers; organizations of indigenous people may equally participate as observers in accordance with the procedures which have been applied in the Working Group on Indigenous Populations of the Subcommission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

XE4327

Last News

2014

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