Meetings with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples

11th Session 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 eleventh session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The meetings will be held in the afternoon of Monday 9th and 12th of July 2018 at Palais des Nations. 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.

Process to request 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 2 July 2018. Requests should be sent by email to, kindly mark the subject line as REQUEST FOR MEETING DURING EMRIP.

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 notified by 5 July 2018. Please note that to meet with the Special Rapporteur during the Permanent Forum, you must have also pre-registered for the EMRIP session. For more information on the 11th Session of EMRIP, please click here