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Invitation to Docip's Second Training Workshop (UNPFII 16)


2017-05-01

Docip and the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples cordially invite you to their 2nd workshop during the Permanent Forum (UNPFII 16). This training session is open to all delegates. Interpretation will be available in English, Spanish, French and Russian.

Workshop –  Using the UN Treaty Bodies to Advance the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Monday, May 1, 2017, 1:15pm – 2:30pm

Conference Room 4, Conference Building, UN Headquarters, New York

Co-facilitatorsMyrna Cunningham, Chair, UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples and Joshua Cooper, Hawai'i Institute for Human Rights

 

Programme

1:15pm-1:30pm

General introduction to the United Nations human rights treaty bodies

Speaker: Morse Flores, Voluntary Fund Secretariat (OHCHR)

  • What are UN human rights treaty bodies?
  • How do they work?
  • How can indigenous peoples engage with them?
  Questions and discussion
   
1:30pm-2:15pm Experiences of using the treaty bodies to advance the rights of indigenous peoples
1:30pm-1:40pm Engaging with treaty bodies and increasing direct input from indigenous peoples
Speaker: Andrea Carmen, IITC
1:40pm-1:50pm How to follow up (concluding observations, country visits)
Speaker: Rosalee Gonzalez, Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas
1:50pm-2:00pm Follow up: Good practices and lessons learned
Speaker: Binota Dhamai, AIPP
   
2:00pm-2:20pm Questions and discussion
 
2:20pm-2:30pm

Funding for participation in coming UN treaty body sessions (2017-2018)
Speaker: Morse Flores, OHCHR

  Questions and discussion

 


 

Information from the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum

 


 

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