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Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples -Third session

Contributions to the study on indigenous peoples and the right to participate in decision-making

Pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 12/13, the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is requested to carry out a study on indigenous peoples and the right to participate in decision-making. The Expert Mechanism is requested to present a progress report to the Council at its fifteenth session in 2010, and a final study to the eighteenth session in 2011. As requested by the Expert Mechanism, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) kindly asked governments, indigenous peoples, NGOs, academics, UN mandate holders, UN agencies and institutions and any other relevant organizations to submit, by 26 February 2010, relevant information pertaining to indigenous peoples and the right to participate in decision-making.  Please find below the contributions made available for the Website.

Contributors

Documents

Member States

Denmark (jointly with the Government of Greenland)

E

Finland

E

Germany

E

Mexico S (doc 1)
S (doc 2)

New Zealand

E

Norway

E (doc 1)
E (doc 2)
E (doc 3)

Panama

S

Russian Federation

R

Sweden

E

Indigenous Peoples’ organizations

Adivasi Women’s Network

E

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

E (doc 1)
E (doc 2)

Centre for the Promotion and Protection of Indigenous Rights YANAPANAKUY

E

Comisión Jurídica para el Autodesarrollo de los Pueblos Originarios Andinos

E

First Nations Summit

E

Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA)

E

Indigenous Information Network

E

Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago

E

Indigenous Peoples and Nations Coalition

E (doc 1)
E (doc 2)

Mohawk Nation

E

National Indian Youth Council 

E

Mililani Trask

E

North American Regiona – indigenous  experts

E

Sámediggi Sametinget - Sami Parliament

E

West Papua Interest Association

E

National Human Rights Institutions

Comisión Nacional de los Derechos Humanos de México

S

Commission Nationale des Droits de l’Homme du Togo

F

Defensoría del Pueblo de Colombia

S

Defensoría del Pueblo de Ecuador

S

Defensoría del Pueblo del Perú

S

Swedish Equality Ombudsman

E (doc 1)
E (doc 2)

Universities

Central Department of Sociology and Anthropology (Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu)

E

Centre for Malaysian Indigenous Studies (University of Malaya)

E

Makumira University – Tanzania

E

NGOs

Amnesty International Australia (AI Australia)

E

Federación Internacional de Derechos Humanos (FIDH)

E

Solidarité avec les Peuples Autochtones des Amériques (SOPAM)

F

Survival International

E (doc 1)
E (doc 2)

Vivat International

E (doc 1)
E (doc 2)

UN agencies

Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity

E

International Labour Organisation

E

United Nations Development Programme

E

 

 
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