Meeting of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations, 7-9 November 2008, Abuja, Nigeria
I attended and chaired the regular pre-session meeting of the WGIP from 7-9 November 2008, in Abuja, Nigeria. This meeting looked at among other things the activities of the Working Group for the past six months and agreed on activities for the next one year. Some of these activities include promotion activities, information and research visits, etc. On 8 November 2008, I delivered a paper at the NGO Forum on the Work of the WGIP.
II. Activities carried out in my capacity as Member of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities
13. From 11 to 13 August 2008, I participated in Banjul in the deliberations of the Steering Committee set up within the Working Group to prepare for the sensitization Seminar organized for the States and the African Union on issues relating to the problem of the rights of Indigenous Populations in Africa.