(95.) Report of the International Expert Croup Meeting on the mit of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
in the implementation of article 42 of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples E/C.
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
(UNPFII) is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.
See also Pita Sharpies, New Zealand Maori Affairs Minister, Supporting UN Declaration resorts NZ's mana, Address before the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
A former UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
chair, Corpuz was named UN special rapporteur in 2014.
As we mark this year's IDWIP, the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
has put across several key messages to enjoin member states to, develop policies/agreements/binational plans that would safeguard the IPs' right to self-determination; enable misplaced or migrated IPs to maintain their link to their indigeneity; protect IPs from all acts of violence perpetrated in societies where they live; establish indigenous peoples' centers in urban areas to address the IPs' needs and provide assistance, including support mechanisms that will allow involuntarily displaced indigenous peoples to return to their original communities; and enable all IPs to live with the dignity of a human person fully enjoying their basic rights.
In April 2000, the Commission on Human Rights adopted a resolution to establish the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
that was endorsed by the Economic and Social Council.
Corpuz chaired the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
before she was appointed special rapporteur in 2014, a post she was to hold until 2020.
globalization, Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
The commissions include the high profile UN commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) and the world body's Human Settlements Program, also known as UN-HABITAT.The other two are the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
(UNPFII).The United Nations elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) this week, handing a four-year seat on the influential human rights body to Tehran.In the four-year period beginning in 2011, Iran will help set UN policy on gender equality and the advancement of women.Other countries joining Iran for the term include Belgium, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Estonia, Georgia, Jamaica, Liberia, the Netherlands, Spain, Thailand and Zimbabwe.
Under-Secretary-General Zukang appreciated the active participation of Nepal in the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
and expressed his readiness to work with the Government of Nepal on indigenous issues.
He recently completed his term as the North American representative to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
At the invitation of Pacific Peoples' Partnership I attended the Seventh United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
in in New York City in April 2008.