Sixth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
8-12 July 2013 (Geneva, Switzerland)

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) will be addressing: the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples; follow-up to past mandated thematic studies; the draft study on access to justice in the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples, for finalization and submission to the Human Rights Council at its 24th session; the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, with focus on the use of the Declaration to promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples, and the results of the questionnaire to seek the views of states and indigenous peoples on best practices with regard to possible appropriate measures and implementation strategies to attain its goals; and proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council for consideration and approval, including on how the EMRIP’s thematic expertise could assist the Council in the implementation of its mandate and mechanisms. Visit the session’s webpage, including links to background documents … Download the draft study on access to justice [pdf] … Download the compilation of recommendations, conclusions and advice from EMRIP studies on the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples [pdf] …

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