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Expert mechanism on the rights of indigenous peoples: Call for submissions


Study on "Treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements, between indigenous peoples and States, including peace accords and reconciliation initiatives, and their constitutional recognition."

Background

Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 33/25, during its fourteenth session in 2021, the Expert Mechanism decided to prepare a study on treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements, between indigenous peoples and States, including peace accords and reconciliation initiatives, and their constitutional recognition.

The Expert Mechanism will hold a closed expert seminar from 29 November to 1 December to initiate its work on this study.

Presentation

A draft study will be introduced by the Expert Mechanism at its annual session, due to take place from 11 to 15 July 2022, after which it will be finalised and presented to the Human Rights Council at its fifty-first session in September 2022.

Call

The Expert Mechanism hereby requests contributions from Indigenous Peoples, States, National Human Rights Institutions, academics and other stakeholders for this Study.

Submissions should be sent by e-mail to ohchr-expertmechanism@un.org no later than 31 January 2022, in English, French or Spanish. The submissions should be: in WORD format; no longer than 5 pages and; should focus on the themes contained in the concept note drafted for the expert seminar abovementioned.