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Tenth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The dates for the Expert Mechanism's tenth session are 10 to 14 July 2017. The session will take place in Room XX of the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

Provisional agenda

Documentation for the tenth session


According to paragraph 9 of resolution 6/36 and paragraph 13 of resolution 33/25, the meetings of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples shall be open to the participation of observers through an open and transparent accreditation procedure in accordance with the rules of the Human Rights Council.
Registration is open to:

  • Representatives of indigenous peoples’ organizations;
  • Representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC);
  • Representatives of NGOs not in consultative status with ECOSOC;
  • Academics and experts on indigenous peoples;
  • National Human Rights Institutions

Accreditation for the 10th session will be carried out through Indico, the new online registration platform of the United Nations Office at Geneva, which will allow for faster processing times at the Pregny Gate security desk.
Accreditation is now open. Please follow the instructions below:

  1. Click here to access the EMRIP 10th session registration page 
  2. Click on “Register now”
  3. Create your account on INDICO
  4. Log in to the system with your username (e-mail address) and password and fill in the registration form.

Please note that each individual participant will have to register themselves.
For questions regarding accreditation, please contact expertmechanism@ohchr.org.
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Informations additionnelles en français

Side events

Side events for the 10th session are now fully booked. Please note that decisions by the secretariat on side events – including day and room – are final.  Please click here to access the timetable of side events.

Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples will hold a limited number of meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organisations during the 10th session. Priority will be given to those that provide a written submission related to the discussion with the Special Rapporteur. Only confirmed meetings will be accommodated based on timely submission as well as written documentation. To request a meeting with the Special Rapporteur, please consult her website.

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