United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)
Instance permanente sur les questions autochtones
Foro Permanente para las Cuestiones Indigenas
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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).
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.
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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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