ICTMN Staff
7/5/15
Xiuhtezcatl Roske-Martinez, who was raised in the Aztec tradition, spoke earnestly to the United Nations General Assembly June 29 challenging the representatives to make “great dec...
Steven Newcomb
3/13/14

For nations and peoples typically called “Indigenous,” 2014 will be an important year in the international arena. This coming September, the United Nations General Assembly is scheduled to convene a High Level Plenary Meeting (HLPM) regarding the U.N....

Gale Courey Toensing
2/3/14
With no assurance from the United Nations General Assembly’s top official that Indigenous Peoples will participate on a full and equal basis with states at the World Conference on ...
ICTMN Staff
9/25/13
The ongoing struggle in Ecuador’s fight with Chevron-Texaco added a new wrinkle to the story on September 20 when the United States denied visas to an Ecuadorian delegation that wa...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
8/14/13

Click here to read part 1 by Dina Gilio-Whitaker....

Gale Courey Toensing
6/20/13
The theme of self-determination as defined in international law runs like a thread through a document that emerged from an Indigenous Peoples meeting in Norway last week in prepara...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
3/26/13

In 2010, after the United States as the final holdout endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the Bolivian government called for a high level plenary meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to be held in 2014....

David P. Ball
9/28/12
In the wake of the violent death of United States Libyan Ambassador J...
Chris Stearns
5/10/12

On a sunny September day in New York City in 2007, the United Nations General Assembly gathered to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights o...

Julia Good Fox
9/23/11

Tellingly, when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gave his speech before the General Assembly of the United Nations yesterday, he made no mention of t...

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