Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – Report of the Seventh Session

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Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – Report of the Seventh Session

by NationTalk on June 23, 20081206 Views

Report of the Seventh Session
June 19, 2008

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Report on the seventh session
(21 April-2 May 2008)

Economic and Social Council
Official Records
Supplement No. 23

Chapter I

Matters calling for action by the Economic and Social Council or brought to its attention

A. Draft decisions recommended by the Permanent Forum on
Indigenous Issues for adoption by the Council

1. The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues recommends to the Economic and Social Council the adoption of the following draft decisions:Draft decision I
International expert group meeting on the implementation of article 42 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Economic and Social Council decides to authorize a three-day international expert group meeting on the implementation of article 42 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and requests that the results of the meeting be reported to the Permanent Forum at its eighth session.

Draft decision II
Venue and dates of the eighth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The Economic and Social Council decides that the eighth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues shall be held at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 18 to 29 May 2009.

Draft decision III
Provisional agenda and documentation for the eighth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The Economic and Social Council approves the following provisional agenda and documentation for the eighth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues:

1. Election of officers.

2. Adoption of the agenda and organization of work.

3. Follow-up to the recommendations of the Permanent Forum on:
(a) Economic and social development;
(b) Indigenous women;
(c) Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People.

4. Human rights:

(a) Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples;
(b) Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples and other special rapporteurs.

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