Steven Newcomb

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....

July 08, 2013
Gale Courey Toensing
June 20, 2013
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...
ICTMN Staff
June 10, 2013
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

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

June 08, 2013
Gale Courey Toensing
May 31, 2013
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 ...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

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....

March 26, 2013
Jenni Monet
October 20, 2012
It’s an event not expected to unravel for another two years, but organizers of the 2014 World Conference on Indigenous Peoples say the clock is ticking...