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Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The Special Rapporteur, Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the nineteenth annual meeting of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York. The meetings will be held in the afternoons of 28 and 29 April 2015. 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, the Special Rapporteur will not be able to meet with all those requesting a meeting. Priority will be given to those who submit a request and corresponding written information by 20 April 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 25 April 2015. Please note that to meet with the Special Rapporteur during the Permanent Forum, you must also pre-register for its fourth session. Please see the Permanent Forum accreditation page.