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EMRIP: Information on the 12th session

EMRIP: Information on the 12th session


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Your daily programme for the 12th session

Docip is pleased to inform you about the official program and side events of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) in Geneva. For last minute changes, we advise you to follow our Twitter account and consult the information boards at the UN.

The Programme

The daily schedule appears here as soon as it becomes available. Please click on the day’s link to see the corresponding schedule.

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Program of work

10:00-11:00am

Opening of the 12th session

Welcoming remarks from:

  • H.E Mr. Coly Seck President of the Human Rights Council
  • Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights (tbc)
 
Item 1

Election of officers

Opening remarks from the Chair of the Expert Mechanism

Celebration of the International Year of Indigenous Languages

Item 2

Adoption of the agenda and organization of work

 
11:00am-1:00pm Item 3

Study on Indigenous peoples’ rights in the context of borders, migration and displacement.

 
13.00-15.00

Regional caucuses with EMRIP members

  • Africa: Room XXV (25)
  • Arctic: Room Concordia 5
  • Asia: Room XXVII (27)
  • Eastern Europe, Russian Federation, Central Asia and Transcaucasia: Room E-3060
  • Latin America and the Caribbean: Room XXIV (24)
  • North America: Room Concordia 4
  • Pacific: Room XV (15)
 
3.00-6.00pm Human Rights Council

Intersessional interactive dialogue on ways to enhance the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions in meetings of the Human Rights Council on issues affecting them (pursuant to paragraph 11 of resolution 39/13)
(Item 3 will resume if the HRC intersessional interactive dialogue finishes before 18h00)

 

 

Indigenous Peoples' Meetings

Indigenous Peoples Global Caucus Meeting: 6:00pm, room XXIV (24)

Global Indigenous Youth Caucus Meeting: 1:30pm at Maison Rose, La Pastorale, rt de Ferney 106

 

Other events

Time Room Title Organisation Languages

6:30-10:30pm

La Pastorale - route de Ferney 106

Reception

Docip

EN

 

 

Program of work

10:00-11:30am Item 4

Coordination meeting of United Nations indigenous rights mechanisms (closed meeting)

11:30am-1:00pm Item 5

Intersessional activities and follow-up to thematic studies and advice

3:00-6:00pm Item 6

Country engagement

 

Side-Events

Time Room Title Organisation

Languages

8:30-9:45am

Room XXIV (24)

Participation of Indigenous Peoples to the United Nations and its Human Rights Council

Permanent Mission of Norway EN

10:00-11:30am

Room XXIV (24)

Towards Beijing +25: Eliminating All Forms of Violence Against Indigenous Women Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas; Coordinadora Nacional de Mujeres Indigena (Mexico); National Indigenous Womens Resource Center; US Human Rights Network EN, ES

10:00-11:30am

Room XXV (25)

Environmental Destruction in Indigenous Territories: Impacts, Adequate Remedies and the Role of Indigenous Women in Defining Appropriate Community Strategies International Committee for the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas and Society for Threatened Peoples EN, ES, FR, PT

10:00-11:30am

Room XXVII (27)

Indigenous Youth and the Declaration: Challenges and Opportunities for a better future New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council EN

1:15-2:45pm

Concordia 1

The UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples and its role in ensuring effective participation of indigenous peoples in UN processes and its impact at country/community level

United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples EN, ES, FR

1:15-2:45pm

Room XXVI (24)

Rights of indigenous peoples: a case study in the Democratic Republic of Congo Réseau Autochtones Pygmées et Accompagnants en République Démocratique du Congo et le Panel d'inspection de la Banque mondiale EN, FR

1:15-2:45pm

Room XXV (25)

Global Project and Campaign To Address and Prevent Criminalization and Impunity Against Indigenous Peoples Tebtebba , Indigenous Peoples Major Group for Sustainable Development EN, ES, FR

1:15-2:45pm

Room XXVII (27)

Setting up future direction for indigenous languages UNESCO, Steering Committee of the International Year of Indigenous Languages EN, ES, FR

 

Indigenous Peoples' Meetings

Indigenous Peoples Global Caucus Meeting: 6:00pm, room XXIV (24)

Global Indigenous Youth Caucus Meeting: 9:00am, room XXIV (24)

 

 

Program of work

10:00am-1:00pm Item 7

Panel discussion on indigenous women in power

 
3.00-6.00pm Item 8

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, including Study on Recognition, reparation and reconciliation

 

 

Side-Events

Time Room Title Organisation

Languages

8:30-9:45am

Room XXVII (27)

Recognition of the Traditional Nature of Indigenous Territory – Opportunities and Risks in the Litigation of the Xokleng Case before the Brazilian Supreme Court Conselho Indigenista Missionário - CIMI EN, PT
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXIV (24)

Follow-up of the UPR and Treaty body Recommendations on Indigenous Peoples of the Great Lakes Region in Africa IPACC, Docip and Rainforest Foundation Norway EN, FR
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXV (25)

Indigenous food systems and climate change FAO EN, ES
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXIII (23)

The OHCHR Indigenous Fellowship Programme and the launching of the 2020 Call for Applications OHCHR Indigenous Fellowship Programme EN, ES, FR, RU
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXVII (27)

Linking Indigenous peoples to regional and rural development – project launch and discussion OECD EN
15:00-17:30am

Mission of Canada

Implementation workshop: Linking Indigenous Communities with Regional Development Global Study
RSVP to Chris.MCDONALD@oecd.org until July 16, 2019
OECD and Permanent Mission of Canada
Avenue de l'Ariana, 1202 Geneva
EN
16:00

Swiss Press Club

Environmental degradation by multinationals corporations: Two aboriginal leaders of Brazil claim rights in Geneva Gesellschaft für bedrohte Völker, Incomindios, Swiss Indigenous Network
La Pastorale, 106, Route de Ferney, Geneva
EN, ES, FR, PT

 

Indigenous Peoples' Meetings

Indigenous Peoples Global Caucus Meeting: 6:00pm, room XXIV (24)

Global Indigenous Youth Caucus Meeting: 9:00am, room XXIV (24)

 

 

Program of work

10:00am-1:00pm Item 8 (continued) Dialogue with Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Chair of the UNPFII, the Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Peoples, and members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the Human Rights Committee on UNDRIP implementation
3.00-4.30pm Item 9 Future work of the Expert Mechanism, including focus of future thematic studies
4.30-6.00pm Item 10 Proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for its consideration and approval

 

Side-Events

Time Room Title Organisation

Languages

1:15-2:45pm

Room XXIV (24)

The United States’ Indian Boarding Schools Policy:  Ongoing Impacts on Indigenous Children, Families, and Nations Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition, Native American Rights Fund, International Indian Treaty Council EN
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXV (25)

The EMRIP country visit to Aotearoa/New Zealand, April 2019, reflections and lessons learned (Aotearoa independent monitoring mech) prefers early in the week Aotearoa Independent Monitoring Mechanism EN, ES
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXVII (27)

Language and Freedom: the role of language in rights comprehension Australian Permanent Mission, Australian National University EN

 

Indigenous Peoples' Meetings

Indigenous Peoples Global Caucus Meeting: 6:00pm, room XXIV (24)

Global Indigenous Youth Caucus Meeting: 9:00am, room XXIV (24)

 

 

Program of work

10:00-11:30am Closed meeting
11:30am-1:00pm Item 8 (continued) Item 8 (continued): Meeting with EMRIP, the Supervisory Committees of the ILO, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, UNPFII, and the human rights treaty bodies (Closed meeting)
3.00-6.00pm Item 11 Adoption of studies and reports

 

Side-Events

Time Room Title Organisation

Languages

10:00-11:15am

Room XXV (25)

Initiatives from Asia: Recognition, reparations and reconciliation AIPP, IWGIA, Tebtebba EN
10:00-11:15am

Room XXVII (27)

Fostering Direct Indigenous Peoples Participation in the Mineral Extractive Sector in function of Ancestral traditions Indigenous mining equity foundation EN, ES
11:15am-1:00pm

Room XXIV (24)

Avances y perspectivas en la creación del INSTITUTO IBEROAMERICANO DE LENGUAS INDÍGENAS: camino para la revitalización de las lenguas indígenas Permanent Mission of Bolivia EN, ES
11:15am-1:00pm

Room XXV (25)

A Community-Based Tool to Effectively Monitor Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for Indigenous Peoples Equitable Origin EN, ES
11:15am-1:00pm

Room XXVII (27)

Assssment of the EMRIP 12th session and perspectives Geneva for Human Rights EN, ES, FR
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXIV (24)

Recognition, Reparation and Reconciliation: The Australia Experience Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action EN
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXV (25)

Medicina indígena a través de las fronteras Maloca Internactionale ES, FR
1:15-2:45pm

Room XXVII (27)

Indigenous Tourism as a powerful tool to support indigenous rights World Indigenous Tourism Association EN

 

 

Important Note

The official list of side-events is available here: EMRIP Side Events

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate and reliable as of the date of publication; changes made by the Secretariat of the EMRIP after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of this information.