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News | 26 August 2022
On 24 August 2022, Chair of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Mr. Dario Mejía Montalvo participated in a virtual session at the World Water Week conference 2022, entitled, “Prioritizing Indigenous Peoples in International and Local Water…
News | 19 August 2022
Commemorated annually on 12 August, Secretary-General António Guterres noted that this year’s theme – “Intergenerational Solidarity: Creating a World for All Ages” – reminds us of “a basic truth” that “we need people of all ages, young and old alike…
News | 05 August 2022
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for amplifying the voices of Indigenous women, which is critical to achieving a just future for all people.   His appeal comes in a message to mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous…
News | 26 July 2022
The report of the 21st session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2022) was presented by the Chair of the Forum to the Economic and Social Council Management Meeting on 22 July 2022. Click here to read the report. Website of the 21st…
News | 12 July 2022
The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022 provides a global overview of progress on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, using the latest available data and estimates. It tracks the global and regional progress…
News | 12 July 2022
  On 12 July 2022, in a communication issued by the President of the Economic and Social Council, H.E. Collen Vixen Kelapile announced the appointment of eight members, nominated by indigenous peoples’ organizations to the Permanent Forum on…
News | 08 July 2022
On 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided, in its resolution 49/214, that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year. The date marks the first meeting, in 1982, of the UN…
News | 08 July 2022
To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world needs to leverage the full potential of all generations. Solidarity across generations is key for sustainable development. We must collaborate to foster successful and equitable…
News | 08 July 2022
In its resolution 72/233, the General Assembly proclaimed the Third United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2018–2027). It also considered that the theme of the Third Decade, to be reviewed at its seventy-third sessions, should be “…
News | 05 July 2022
On 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided, in its resolution 49/214, that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year. The date marks the first meeting, in 1982…
News | 01 July 2022
The meeting of the HLPF in 2022 will be held from Tuesday, 5 July, to Thursday, 7 July, and from Monday, 11 July, to Friday, 15 July 2022 , under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. This includes the three-day ministerial segment of the…
News | 01 July 2022
This virtual event takes place on the margins of the 2022 HLPF, held under the auspices of ECOSOC. The theme of the HLPF in 2022 is Building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030…