Nomination of members of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
UNPFII, 18 January 2013

The current membership of the Permanent Forum is due to expire at the end of 2013. Nominations are requested for the three-year period from January 2014 until December 2016. Eight indigenous nominated members should be from the seven socio-cultural regions, namely: Africa; Asia; Central and South America and the Caribbean; the Arctic; Eastern Europe, Russian Federation, Central Asia and Transcaucasia; North America; and the Pacific. Asia will have an extra member for the term 2014-2016. Nominations should be made following an inclusive consultation process amongst indigenous organizations. Current members who have served the maximum of two terms (6 years) as Permanent Forum members cannot be nominated for a further term. The nominations need to be accompanied by a recent curriculum vitae of the nominees for consideration, as well as information about the nominating organizations. The deadline for nominations is 1 February 2013. Read the UNPFII announcement … Further information …