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Working Group on Indigenous Populations : Previous sessions
24th session

The 24th session took place from 31 July to 4 August 2006 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The main theme was: “Utilization of indigenous peoples' lands by non-indigenous authorities, groups or individuals for military purposes”.

Call for contributions to the OHCHR draft publication on the principle of free, prior and informed consent of indigenous peoples in relation to developments affecting their lands and natural resources (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/WP.1)

Governments, Indigenous Peoples and NGOs are invited to submit any contributions concerning best practices to govern the implementation of the principle of free, prior and informed consent of indigenous peoples in relation to developments affecting their lands and natural resources.

The Secretariat of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations would appreciate receiving such information by 15 October 2006. Please send it to Ms. Isabell Kempf (ikempf@ohchr.org)

Documentation:
Resolution:
Sub-Commission's resolution

Documents:
Report of the 24th session: (A/HRC/Sub.1/58/22)

Provisional agenda (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/1)

Annotations to the provisional agenda (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/1/Add.1)

Note by the Secretariat on the "Utilization of Indigenous Peoples' Lands by Non-Indigenous Authorities, Groups or Individuals for Military Purposes" (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/2)

Report on the expert seminar on indigenous peoples’
permanent sovereignty over natural resources and
their relationship to land (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/3)

Note by the Secretariat on the Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/4)

Working paper submitted by Yozo Yokota and the Saami Council on the Review of the draft principles and guidelines on
the heritage of indigenous peoples (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/5)

Note by the Secretariat on the Information on achievements of the Working Group (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/CRP.1)

Working paper prepared by Mrs. Françoise Hampson, member of the Working Group, on the Human rights situation of indigenous peoples in States and other territories threatened with extinction for environmental reasons (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2006/CRP.2


The 23rd session of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations took place from 18 to 22 July 2005 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The main theme was: “Indigenous peoples and the international and domestic protection of traditional knowledge

Documentation:

Report of the 23rd session: (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/26)

Provisional agenda (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/1)

Annotations to the provisional agenda (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/1/Add.1)

Expanded Working paper submitted by Yozo Yokota and the Saami Council on the substantive proposals on the draft principles and guidelines for the protection of the heritage of indigenous peoples (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/3)

Report of the Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/5)

Report on the technical seminar to evaluate the United Nations Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations and the Voluntary Fund for the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/CRP.1)

Working paper prepared by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and Traditional Knowledge (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/CRP.2)

Joint Statement from the Indigenous World Association and Indigenous Media Network (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/CRP.3)

Working paper prepared by the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/CRP.4)

Working paper prepared by the Indian Movement Tupac Katari (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/CRP.5)

Expanded working paper submitted by Mrs. Antoanella-Iulia Motoc and the
Tebtebba Foundation offering guidelines to govern the practice of Implementation of the principle of free, prior and informed consent of indigenous peoples in relation to development affecting their lands and natural resources (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/WP.1)

Note by the Secretariat on the Human Rights Component of the Comprehensive Programme of Action for the Second Decade (E/CN.4/Sub.2/AC.4/2005/WP.2)


The 22nd session of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations took place from 19 to 23 July 2004 in Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The main theme was "Indigenous peoples and conflict resolution"

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