UNPO News

Jul 29, 2004

UN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS: Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Prevention of discrimination and protection of indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples permanent sovereignty over natural resources

Jul 29, 2004

UN COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS: Sub-Commission...

Prevention of discrimination and protection of indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples permanent sovereignty over natural resources

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Jul 28, 2004

U.N. Set to Designate Second Indigenous Decad...

A second U.N. decade spotlighting indigenous peoples is a step closer after the world body's economic and social council (ECOSOC) recommended another 10-year project after the existing decade expires Dec....

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Jul 27, 2004

UNPO Monitor: Recording the Issues at WGIP 20...

To read the complete document of statements given at the 22nd Session of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations, click here.

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Jul 27, 2004

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Honorary President Erkin Alptekin speaks on the history and future of UNPODate: 17 May 2008Size - 320*240 - 15 MB

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Jul 24, 2004

Working Group Debates Legal Protections for Indigenous...

The fourth day of the ongoing session of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations began with a celebration of the International Day of the Worlds Indigenous People and the International Decade on the...

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Jul 23, 2004

WGIP Participants Speak Out on Conflict Resolution...

On the second day of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Population in Geneva, indigenous leaders, NGO representatives and human rights experts debated the main theme of the weeklong conference, Conflict...

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Jun 28, 2004

New coalition for self-determination and demilitarisation...

The Asia Pacific Coalition for E-Timor will transform into a new coalition with a focus on issues of self-determination and demilitarisation in the Asia-Pacific region, which includes several UNPO members...

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Jun 28, 2004

Assyria, Iraqi Turkoman, Kurdistan: US hands over...

The US has formally handed over power in Iraq, two days ahead of schedule

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