Comments on legislation and policy

In this page, the UN Special Rapporteur shares comments provided by the mandate to States on national laws, regulations and policies. The mandate provides comments on the adequacy of normative and policy developments relating to the international standards on the rights of indigenous peoples.

See below a list of letters sent by the UN Special Rapporteur and the responses from Governments to these communications.


  • 28 November 2018 - Comments of the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations on the rights of indigenous peoples on the Law that creates the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples in Mexico - OL MEX 17/2018 (Spanish).