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The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is a forum mandated to address issues faced by Indigenous Peoples related to economic and social development, culture, environment, health, and human rights.
More specifically, UNPFII:
- provides expert advice and recommendations on indigenous issues to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
- raises awareness and promotes the integration and coordination of activities related to indigenous issues within the UN system
- prepares and disseminates information on issues faced by Indigenous Peoples
- promotes respect for and full application of the provisions of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and its followup
For more information on NGO scheduled events download the Justice Coalition of Religious’ (JCOR) event guide.
All open meetings of UNPFII will be streamed at: UN WebTV
Official website for UNPFII21: https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/unpfii-twenty-first-session-25-april-6-may-2022.html