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Docip's services during the EMRIP 2017


Docip has the pleasure to announce its presence at the 10th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) at the UN in Geneva, July 10-14, 2017. We will offer the following support services for all indigenous delegates attending the conference.

Technical Secretariat

Docip will set up a technical secretariat for Indigenous delegates in room E-3007 on the 2nd floor in Building E. Our office is open from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Our Services:

  • Translations and interpretation: English – Spanish – French – Russian
  • Computers, Printers, Photocopies and Internet Access
  • Networking: support to meet with Permanent Missions or other delegates based in Geneva

There is also a free office space with computers and Wifi available at the Geneva Welcome Centre, close to the UN. For more information, please visit the CAGi website

On our website you can find more information on the EMRIP and on our technical secretariat. An excellent source of information is our "Welcome" guide which will also be distributed as hard-copy during the meeting.

For questions about the technical secretariat please contact Karen Pfefferli: karen(at) / +41 78 885 52 89.


Docip compiles statements delivered during the sessions of the EMRIP and posts them online. Statements from the sessions will be available at:

Please deliver a copy of your statement to our documentation service! Our volunteers will ask you for it in the conference room, but you can also bring a copy to our office or send it by e‑mail to documentation(at) Thank you!

John Miller (john(at), our documentation manager, will be happy to assist with your documentation needs.

For more information, please visit our Online Documentation Center.

Download our Docip reference documentation for the 10th session of the EMRIP.

Support service

Docip offers a strategic support service to indigenous delegates.

  • For support in documentation or legal research or questions regarding your communication to the Special Rapporteur, please contact Josée Daris: josee(at) 
  • For a follow-up on the agenda of the UN treaty bodies and UPR, information on how to participate and the procedure, please contact Andrés del Castillo andres(at)

Both services can be provided in English, Spanish and French, as well as with Russian interpretation, as requested.

Training sessions

Docip is organizing two training sessions. They are open and free for all indigenous delegates. Interpretation is provided in English, Spanish, French and Russian.

“Effective And Meaningful Participation In The EMRIP"

Monday, 10 July 2017, 1:15pm – 2:45pm, Room XXIII (23), Building E

“The Expanded EMRIP Mandate: What It Looks Like, and What Indigenous Peoples Can Do with It” 

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 1:15 pm – 2:45pm, Room XXIII (23), Building E

For further information please contact Ellen Walker: ellen(at)

Docip's Information Service

During the session, Docip will publish a daily preview of the programme, side-events, and other information in four languages on its website. Our Facebook and Twitter pages will keep you updated on last minute changes, deadlines, and important events. 

For questions or to submit your information please contact Pascal Angst pascal(at)

Docip Information for the 10th session of the EMRIP

Information from the EMRIP secretariat on the 10th session

Indigenous Peoples Global Caucus' Preparatory Meeting

The Indigenous Peoples Preparatory Meeting will take place on Sunday, 9 July from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Geneva Press Club, 106, Route de Ferney, Geneva (Bus 5 – Stop “Intercontinental”). For further information please read the announcement on our website.


We wish you a safe trip to Geneva and hope to meet you at the 10th session of the EMRIP!