Closure of the 3rd Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
: 21/07/2010
: LIENIP News


The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples closed its session on 16 July 2010 in Geneva and adopted the progress report on its third session.br
It will be recalled that the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples held its third session from 12 to 16 July 2010. In addition to the five members of the Expert Mechanism, the participants in the session included representatives of States, United Nations bodies and specialized agencies, non-governmental organizations, national human rights institutions, academics and a large number of indigenous peoples.
The Expert Mechanism held a discussion on the progress report on the study on indigenous peoples and the right to participate in decision-making and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples , with a particular focus on its use at the international, regional and national levels to promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples. It also held a discussion on proposals to be submitted to the Human Rights Council.
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