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African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights

Eleventh Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues


May 07 to 18 , 2012

Eleventh Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

7-18 May 2012 
UN Headquarters, New York

Special Theme: The Doctrine of Discovery: its enduring impact on indigenous peoples and the right to redress for past conquests (articles 28 and 37 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)
 

Provisional Agenda for the Eleventh Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

1. Election of officers.
2. Adoption of the agenda and organization of work.
3. Discussion on the special theme for the year: “The Doctrine of Discovery: its enduring impact on indigenous peoples and the right to redress for past conquests (articles 28 and 37 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)”.
4. Human rights:
(a) Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the
Rights of Indigenous Peoples;
(b) Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
5. Comprehensive dialogue with United Nations agencies and funds.
6. Half-day discussion on the rights of indigenous peoples to food and
food sovereignty.
7. Half-day discussion on the World Conference on Indigenous
Peoples.
8. Half-day discussion on Central and Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation, Central Asia and Transcaucasia.
9. Future work of the Permanent Forum, including issues of the Economic and Social Council and emerging issues.
10. Draft agenda for the twelfth session of the Permanent Forum.
11. Adoption of the report of the Permanent Forum on its eleventh session.