The Message Stick
UNPFII, December 2012

UN HEADQUARTERS, NEW YORK: The latest issue of the Message Stick, the newsletter that highlights the activities undertaken by the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and its Secretariat, includes reports on PFII participation in the meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, held in Quebec City, Canada; a meeting on extractive industries, held in Panama; the international expert meeting on indigenous persons with disabilities; the joint UNDP-RIPP-PRO 169 national workshop on indigenous peoples’ issues in Indonesia; the annual meeting of the Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Peoples; and the Forum on Business and Human Rights. It also highlights the 18th commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and resolutions of relevance to indigenous peoples adopted by the UN General Assembly and its third committee. Download the issue [pdf] …