Study on languages and cultures: Call for submissions from indigenous peoples and their organisations
OHCHR Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, November 2011

The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) is calling for submissions on the role of languages and culture in the protection and promotion of the rights and identity of indigenous peoples, its current mandated study in accordance with Human Rights Council Resolution 18/8 (September 2011). Submissions are welcome from indigenous individuals and peoples and/or their representatives; non-state actors including NGOs; national human rights institutions; and any other relevant stakeholders. Submissions need to be submitted by 17 February 2012 to be taken into account in the Expert Mechanism’s study, a draft of which will be finalized in early April 2012 in preparation for the EMRIP’s fifth session in July 2012. Please email submissions to Claire Charters at: ccharters@ohchr.org. Further information …

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