Steven Newcomb
7/8/13

In September 2014, a United Nations High Level Plenary Meeting (UN-HLPM) “to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples” (WCIP) will take place at the UN Headquarters of New York....

ICTMN Staff
6/21/13
Following the two-day international conference of indigenous nations in Alta, Norway on June 12, where the Alta Outcome Document and goals for the 2014 United Nations World Confere...
ICTMN Staff
6/10/13
The following is a letter titled “Intervention” presented by Roberto Borrero of the International Indian Treaty Council that was read during the United Nations Permanent Forum on I...
Peter d'Errico
6/8/13

"Appropriateness" was a theme at the 12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 20 to 31....

Sara Shahriari
6/7/13
Conservation seems like a 100-percent great idea. Who wouldn't want to protect diverse natural areas from logging, over-hunting or environmental contamination?...
Rob Capriccioso
6/3/13
Native American observers are hoping that the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s (ACHP) decision to support the United Nation’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peo...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/31/13
Indigenous organizations attending the 12 th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) criticized the United States federal government for trying ...
ICTMN Staff
3/12/13
Conservationists are eagerly awaiting this week’s plenary vote on shark protections at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), after more than two thir...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/6/13
James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, has put out a call for information on extractive and energy industries in or near indigenous...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/24/13
A new and legally binding international treaty to reduce harmful emissions of mercury was adopted by more than 140 states at the 5 th International Negotiating Committee session at...

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