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Fifteenth session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues UN Headquarters – New York

9 to 20 May 2016

Theme: “Indigenous peoples: conflict, peace and resolution”.

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Provisional Agenda

1. Election of officers
2. Adoption of the agenda and organization of work
3. Follow-up to the recommendations of the Permanent Forum
4. Implementation of the six mandated areas of the Permanent Forum with reference to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
5. Discussion on the theme “Indigenous peoples: conflict, peace and resolution”
6. Dialogue with indigenous peoples
7. Dialogue with Member States
8. Dialogue with United Nations agencies, funds and programmes
9. Coordination among the three United Nations mechanisms pertaining to indigenous peoples:
(a) Coordination among the three United Nations mechanisms pertaining to indigenous peoples;
(b) Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
10. Future work of the Permanent Forum, including issues considered by the Economic and Social Council and emerging issues
11. Provisional agenda for the sixteenth session
12. Adoption of the report of the Permanent Forum on its fifteenth session

Calendar of events – CBD