13 We will exercise our rights of self-determination in the Arctic by building on institutions such as the Inuit Circumpolar Council and the Arctic Council, the Arctic-specific features of international instruments, such as the ice-covered-waters provision of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and the Arctic-related work of international mechanisms, such as the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
, the office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
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.
In 2012, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
(PFII') celebrated the fifth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ('UNDRIP').
matter, chairperson of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Minister Sherma had arrived in New York on April 26, leading the Nepalese delegation on UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
being held in New York from April 19 - 30.
Also quoted was Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, chairwoman of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Sources: Inforpress Centroamericana, 03/26/04; Elecciones, participacion politica y pueblo maya en Guatemala, Universidad Rafael Landivar, 2005; Inter Press Service, 12/09/05; Prensa Libre (Guatemala), 01/12/06; UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
In the year 2000, the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
was established by UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Following the establishment by the United Nations (UN) of a Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
in 2000, as a subsidiary organ of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), it seemed inevitable that sooner or later an international gathering of statisticians and allied professionals would be convened to explore the dimensions and challenges of measuring small and indigenous populations.
These are bodies like the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
We recommend, in keeping with the third report of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
, that indigenous women's issues be mainstreamed throughout the United Nations system.
The United Nations has declared this the Decade of the Indigenous peoples and recently the UN formed a permanent forum on Indigenous issues