The Message Stick
Newsletter of the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, July/August 2013

This issue contains reports on: the highlights of UNPFII-12; the new UNPFII members appointed for the period 2014-2016; the Global Indigenous Preparatory Conference for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, held in June 2013 in Alta, Norway; the sixth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; WIPO IGC-25; the thematic debate on inequality by the UN General Assembly; and the indigenous expert workshop on intellectual property and genetic resources, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions, held from 19-21 April 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. Download the newsletter [pdf] …