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Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
Eighth Annual Meeting of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the eighth annual meeting of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva.  Representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations may request a meeting with her with regard to matters that fall within her mandate, including allegations of human rights violations.

Requests for a meeting with the Special Rapporteur

Requests for a meeting should be accompanied by written information on the issues to be presented to the Special Rapporteur, or relate to written information previously submitted to her. All requests should also state the names of the persons who will be attending the meeting.

Because of time limitations, priority will be given to those who submit a request and corresponding written information no later than 15 July 2015.  Requests should be sent by email to indigenous@ohchr.org. For information on how to submit information to the Special Rapporteur, click here.

Whether a meeting is granted as well as the location and time of meetings granted will be indicated by 20 July 2015. The meetings will be held on the afternoons of Tuesday 21 July and Thursday 23 July. Please note that to meet with the Special Rapporteur during the Expert Mechanism, you must also pre-register for its eighth session. Please see the Expert Mechanism Accreditation Page