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Sandra Miller Addresses Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

ICTMN Staff
7/20/11

The fourth session of Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) took place in Geneva, Switzerland from July 11 – 15.

Some of the issues that were addressed during EMRIP were:

  • Legal Bases of the Right of Indigenous Peoples to participate in decision-making
  • Advancing Dialogue on Treaties, Agreements and Other Constructive Arrangements between States and Indigenous Peoples with the UN System
  • Indigeous People’s Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property
  • Implementation of the EMRIP Recommendations on the Right to Education
  • Free Prior and Informed Consent – Difficulties and Successes of and with Trans-national Corporations
  • Community Governance and Stewardship of Traditional Territories and Biocultural Diversity: The Politics of Recognition, Rights and Responsibilities

In the attached video Sandra Miller, Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement, on behalf of Indigenous Peoples Organization members delivers her statement at EMRIP.

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