United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) has a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights. According to its mandate, the Permanent Forum will:
• provide expert advice and recommendations on indigenous issues to the Council, as well as to programmes, funds and agencies of the United Nations;
• raise awareness and promote the integration and coordination of activities related to indigenous issues within the UN system;
• prepare and disseminate information on indigenous issues.

Projects

Contacts
Type of organisation: 
Indigenous Peoples/Local Community Organisation
Location: 
United States of America
Contacts: 

UNPFII, United Nations, 2 UN Plaza, Room DC2-1772, New York, NY 10017, USA
E-mail: IndigenousPermanentForum@un.org

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