OHCHR Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Section (IPMS) Newsletter
Issue 6, August-December 2011

This issue includes reports on, among other issues: the first interactive dialogue of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with the Human Rights Council; project proposals approved by the UN Indigenous Peoples Partnership (UNIPP) Policy Board; a meeting between IPMS, ILO, UNDP, UNICEF, WHO and 15 Latin American National Human Rights Institutions, which discussed how national institutions could advance indigenous peoples’ rights, as well as a draft guide on UNDRIP; the activities of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples; news on UN Voluntary Funds of relevance to indigenous peoples; and the fourth session of the Forum on minority issues. Download the issue [pdf] …