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

The dates for the Expert Mechanism's sixth session are 8 - 12 July 2013 in Geneva at the United Nations Palais des Nations.


Documentation for the Sixth session

Agenda
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Annotated agenda
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Draft programme of work for the sixth session
English

Study on the access to justice in the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples
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Summary of responses from the questionnaire seeking the views of States and of indigenous peoples on best practices with regard to possible appropriate measures and implementation strategies in order to attain the goals of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 
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Conference Room Document: Compilation of Recommendations, Conclusions and Advice from Studies Completed by the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Item 3 of the provisional agenda: World Conference on Indigenous Peoples)

Conference Room Document: Global Indigenous Preparatory Conference for the United Nations High Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples 10-12 June 2013, Alta - Alta Outcome Document


Accreditation

Accreditation information is available on the accreditation site.


Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples will hold meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organisations during the 6th session. To request a meeting with the Special Rapporteur, please consult his website


Lunch-time events
Date and time
Room
Organizer
Title of Event

MONDAY

 

 

 

8 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XXIII

DOCIP and the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations

How to participate effectively in the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

8 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XI

Negev Coexistence Forum

The Prawer-Begin Bill: A Threat to Bedouins' Rights in Israel's Negev and Civil Equality

TUESDAY

 

 

 

9 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XXIII

Indigenous global coordinating group (GCG)

High level plenary meeting of the GA to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples - update from the GCG

9 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

IX

The Native Youth Sexual Health Network

Criminalization, Incarceration and State Violence against Indigenous Peoples

9 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XI

DOCIP and the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations

Indigenous participation to the Special Procedures dealing with human rights violations

WEDNESDAY

 

 

 

10 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XXIII

International Indian Treaty Council

UN Treaty Bodies and other United Nations Mechanisms for Access to Justice for Indigenous Peoples

10 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

IX

INCOMINDIOS

The role of languages and culture in the protection and promotion of the rights and identity of Indigenous Peoples

10 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XI

Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee

Conflicts Armes Et Situation Des Droits Des Peuples Autochtones A L'est De La RDC

THURSDAY

 

 

 

11 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XXIII

INCOMINDIOS

Extractives, Business and Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples

11 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

IX

ICCA Consortium  (AND) Natural Justice

Access to justice and Indigenous peoples’ territories and community conserved areas (ICCAs)

11 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45

XI

OHCHR Indigenous Fellows

Is the justice system effective for the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples?

FRIDAY

 

 

 

12 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45         

XXIII

Asia Indigenous Peoples Caucus

Peace, Security, and Access to Justice

12 July 2013: 13.15 – 14:45         

IX

Comisión Jurídica para el Autodesarrollo de los Pueblos Originarios Andinos (CAPAJ)

Justicia y pluralismo jurídico


 

uring the session, from 8 to 12 July 2013, lunch-time events related to the mandate of the Expert Mechanism can be organized from 13:15 to 14:45. Due to the limited availability of rooms, only two lunch-time events can take place each day.

The Expert Mechanism is encouraging the organization of lunch-time events that contribute to its mandate and specifically to the agenda of the session, in particular in relation to access to justice in the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 

To apply to hold a lunch-time event, please send a letter to expertmechanism@ohchr.org explaining:

  • the title of the event;
  • the names of the organizer/s;
  • the purpose of your proposed lunch-time event;
  • its relationship to the sixth session;
  • the language of the event;
  • whether interpretation will be provided; and
  • the preferred day for the lunch-time event.

Decisions by the secretariat on lunch-time events – including day and room - will be final.  Relevant factors include the order in which the application was received and its relationship to the work of the sixth session of the Expert Mechanism.