The fourteenth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will be held in UN Headquarters, New York from 20 April to 1 May 2015.
Programme of the Opening Session
(Monday, 20 April 2015 (11:00am – 1pm)
General Assembly Hall
The Registration Desk will be open on:
Sunday, 19 April: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, 20 April to Wednesday 22 April: 8.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 23 April and for the duration of the Forum: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Please note: The Registration Desk will close each day from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Online pre-registration has now closed.
For those who have preregistered, upon arrival at the United Nations Headquarters, representatives of indigenous peoples' organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) requiring entry-passes for admission to the UN complex will be screened at the UN Visitors Entrance at 46th Street and 1st Avenue and then proceed to the registration desk to complete their registration and pick up their entry-passes. Remember to bring a printed copy of your confirmation letter and government ID, such as a passport or driver's license.
You can generate your confirmation letter signing in here: http://bit.ly/unpfii14-register
Forgot login details? (username and password): http://bit.ly/unpfii14-forgotpass
Provisional Agenda (with Concept Notes to guide the discussions)
Election of officers
Adoption of the agenda and organization of work.
- Follow-up on the recommendations of the Permanent Forum:
Half-day discussion on the Pacific region. (Concept Note EN | ES | FR | RU)
Half-day discussion on the expert group meeting on the theme “Dialogue on an optional protocol to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”. (Report of the meeting AR | EN | ES | FR | RU | ZH)
Comprehensive dialogue with United Nations agencies and funds: Post-2015 Development Agenda, with special focus on Food, Hunger and Disease (Concept Note EN | ES | FR | RU)
Human rights with focus on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: (Concept Note EN | ES | FR | RU)
- Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples;
Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Future work of the Permanent Forum, including issues of the Economic and Social Council and emerging issues. (Concept Note EN | ES | FR | RU)
Draft agenda for the fifteenth session of the Permanent Forum.
- Adoption of the report of the Permanent Forum on its fourteenth session.
Proposed Organization of Work by day:
AR | EN | ES | FR | RU | ZH
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