International Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Youth: Identity, challenges and hope: Articles 14, 17, 21 and 25 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
29-31 January 2013 (UN Headquarters, New York)

This expert group meeting is intended to: analyze enshrined human rights within international standards and policies and how these could be more responsive to advancing the rights of indigenous youth; promote an opportunity to exchange information and analysis on the examples of social and economic conditions of indigenous youth, including in the areas of education, employment, vocational training, housing, sanitation, health and social security, among others; and identify options and further plans to build the necessary conditions for developing strategies to protect economic and social rights of indigenous youth, including empowering, strengthening indigenous youth organizations, and other capacity enhancement programs for indigenous youth. The final report and recommendations of the meeting will be submitted to UNPFII-12. Visit the meeting’s website … Download the meeting’s concept note [pdf] …