Skip to main content

This site uses cookies

Dear visitor, we use cookies to facilitate your browsing and to analyze the fluxs of visits on our web site. We want to inform you that we don't keep any personal information. Please, accept the use of cookies to continue the browsing on our web site

x

NEWSStay informed on a daily basis about the latest issues concerning Indigenous Peoples: conferences, documentation, international processes, discussions, etc.

NEWS


Stay informed on a daily basis about the latest issues concerning Indigenous Peoples: conferences, documentation, international processes, discussions, etc.

To be a Docip volunteer involves putting one’s skills at the service of indigenous delegates during their participation in the UN arena.

Social Network

Tweets by @Docip_en

Docip @Docip_en 11-12-17 - 11:24
RT @UN4Indigenous: 2019 Intl Year of Indigenous Languages was proclaimed by UN based on recommendation by UNPFII. For more on Indigenous La…
facebook icon
twitter icon
linkedin icon
youtube icon


Stay informed about the latest news concerning Indigenous Peoples. Sign up for our mailing list!


Information on the 6th Forum on Business and Human Rights


2017-11-28

Docip has the pleasure to inform you on the 6th Annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, which will be held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva from November 27 to 29, 2017.

Forum theme: "Realizing Access to Effective Remedy"

General information on the Forum

Indigenous Peoples' Preparatory Meeting

The Indigenous Peoples' Preparatory Meeting for the 6th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights will take place on Sunday November 26, 2017 at "La Pastorale", 106, route de Ferney, Geneva (Bus 5 – Intercontinental stop) from 9:30am to 2:00pm.

Docip Technical Secretariat

Docip's Technical Secretariat for Indigenous Delegates will be located in Room E-3001 at the Palais des Nations. It will be open from 9:00am to 6:00pm and offer the following free services for Indigenous Delegates:

  • translations (English/Spanish/French/Russian)
  • interpretation (English/Spanish)
  • computers and printers
  • photocopier
  • information

For further information please contact Karen Pfefferli: karen(at)docip.org, +41 78 885 52 89

Selection of events

Monday, November 27, 2017 — 9:30am-11:00am
Building bridges for Indigenous Peoples’ access to remedies to address human rights impacts of multinational industries in the Americas

Monday, November 27, 2017 — 6:15pm-7:45pm
Solid documentation as point of departure for access to remedy

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 8:15am-9:45am
Challenges in accessing remedy for indigenous peoples in Asia (flyer | live streaming)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 10:00am-1:00pm
Remedying, redressing and preventing attacks against human rights defenders working on business and human rights

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 10:00am-1:00pm
Exploring elements of effective remedy

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 — 1:30pm-2:45pm
UN Global Compact Local Network experiences: implementing the UNGPs and human rights due diligence to achieve the SDGs

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 10:00am-1:00pm
The State-business nexus and access to remedy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 3:00pm-4:25pm
Regional human rights mechanisms as remedy. The example of indigenous peoples and extractive activities

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 4:30pm-6:00pm
Closing plenary — “Connecting the dots” and “calls for action”

Selection of Documents