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Voices of indigenous peoples must be heard on issues affecting them

Thursday, 18 September 2014
The voices of indigenous peoples must be effectively heard and they must be consulted on issues that affect them, including rights to land and resources, the United Nations Human Rights Council heard today. “Although there is, at both the international and domestic levels, a strong legal and policy foundation upon which ...
Voices of indigenous peoples must be heard on issues affecting them
 
 

Social Integration and Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific region

Monday, 15 September 2014
The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Asia-Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF), with the support of the United Nations Population ...
Social Integration and Rights of Older Persons in the Asia-Pacific region
Posted in : Ageing
 
 

World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, 22-23 September 2014

Tuesday, 09 September 2014
The High-level Meeting of the General Assembly, to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples will take place on 22-23 September 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York City. The meeting will be organized in the following manner:   Monday 22 September: Morning Session :  Opening Ceremony and Plenary meeting Afternoon Session: ...
World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, 22-23 September 2014
Posted in : Indigenous
 
 

Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People

Monday, 08 September 2014
The new report of the Secretary-General provides examples of current efforts to achieve the objectives of the Programme of Action for the Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People. One of the major highlights of the Second Decade was the adoption, in 2007, of the United Nations Declaration on ...
Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People
Posted in : Indigenous
 
 

Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing

Thursday, 04 September 2014
The new report of the Secretary-General on the "Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing” focuses on two issues that have been singled out as critical to the well-being and human rights of older persons within the framework of both the second review and appraisal of the Madrid International ...
Follow-up to the Second World Assembly on Ageing
Posted in : Ageing
 

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