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Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Sixteenth Session

Monday, 24 April, 2017 - Friday, 05 May, 2017, New York
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Programme

This session has concluded

Recent Meetings

16th meeting

1. Provisional agenda for the seventeenth session (E/C.19/2017/L.2) [item 13]

2. Adoption of the report of the Permanent Forum on its sixteenth session (E/C.19/2017/L.2, E/C.19/2017/L.3, E/C.19/2017/L.4, E/C.19/2017/L.5, E/C.19/2017/L.6, E/C.19/2017/L.7 and E/C.19/2017/L.8) [item 14]

3. Closure of the sixteenth session

                                                

  • May 05 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Closed meeting
  • May 05 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 10 (CB)
15th meeting

Future work of the Permanent Forum, including issues considered by the Economic and Social Council and emerging issues [item 12]

General discussion

  • May 04 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
14th meeting

2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (E/C.19/2017/5 and E/C.19/2017/5/Corr.1) [item 9]

Introductory statements

General discussion

  • May 04 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
13th meeting

1. Implementation of the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples [item 4] (continued)

General discussion

2. Follow-up to the recommendations of the Permanent Forum (E/C.19/2017/3, E/C.19/2017/6, E/C.19/2017/7 and E/C.19/2017/8) [item 3] (continued)

a) Empowerment of indigenous women

(b) Indigenous youth

General discussion

  • May 03 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Closed meeting
  • May 03 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 8 (CB)
12th meeting (closed)

Dialogue with Member States (E/C.19/2017/6) [item 6]

Interactive dialogue

  • May 02 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
11th meeting (closed)

Dialogue with indigenous peoples (E/C.19/2017/7) [item 5]

Interactive dialogue

  • May 02 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
10th meeting

Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with regard to indigenous human rights defenders [item 10] (continued)

Introductory statements

Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with regard to indigenous human rights defenders

Chair of the Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

General discussion

  • May 01 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
9th meeting

Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples with regard to indigenous human rights defenders [item 10]

Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples with regard to indigenous human rights defenders 

  • May 01 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
8th meeting (closed)

Dialogue with the funds, programmes and specialized agencies of the United Nations system [item 7]

     Interactive dialogue

  • Apr 28 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 5 (CB)
7th meeting

Follow-up to the outcome document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples  (E/C.19/2017/2) [item 11]

(a) Implementation of national action plans, strategies or other measures

(b) Ways to enhance the participation of indigenous peoples at the United Nations

(c) Implementation of the United Nations system-wide action plan on indigenous peoples

     Panel discussion follow by general discussion

  • Apr 28 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
6th meeting

Follow-up to the recommendations of the Permanent Forum (E/C.19/2017/3, E/C.19/2017/6, E/C.19/2017/7 and E/C.19/2017/8) [item 3]

(a) Empowerment of indigenous women

(b) Indigenous youth

     General discussion

  • Apr 27 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5th meeting

Implementation of the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples [item 4] (continued)

     General discussion

  • Apr 27 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
Closed meeting
  • Apr 26 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 6 (CB)
4th meeting
Implementation of the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum with reference to the
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples [item 4]
     General discussion
  • Apr 26 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
3rd meeting

Discussion on the theme “Tenth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration” (E/C.19/2017/4) [item 8] (continued)

General discussion

  • Apr 25 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
2nd meeting

Discussion on the theme “Tenth anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration” (E/C.19/2017/4) [item 8]

  • Apr 24 2017
  • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Conference Room 4 (CB)
1st meeting

1. Opening of the session

    Introductory statements

Vice-President of the General Assembly (Nepal)

Vice-President of the Economic and Social Council (Chile)

2. Election of officers [item 1]

3. Adoption of the agenda and organization of work (E/C.19/2017/1 and E/C.19/2017/L.1)[item 2]

    Opening statements

Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs of Canada

Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Executive Director of UN-Women

  • Apr 24 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • General Assembly Hall