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Treaty Council November 2011 E-News In this issue: UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, James Anaya, schedules official US Visit; October Indigenous Peoples Gathering on Alcatraz Island; Oaxaca Action Plan of Indigenous Peoples: From Cancun to Durban and Beyond; Treaty 1-11 Nations Gather in Treaty No. 7 Territory (Calgary, Canada); UN Human Rights Council holds its 18th Regular Session in Geneva - Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and EMRIP Present reports, and CHR adopts resolutions on human rights and Indigenous Peoples and a new "Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence"; Indigenous Peoples Rio+ 20 Preparatory Meeting held in Amazonia, Brazil
Treaty Council September 2011 E-News 4th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by the UN General Assembly; International Support for the Indigenous Resistance to the Tar Sands and Keystone XL Pipeline and Indigenous Day of Action, Washington, D.C., September 2nd, 2011; Urgent Action Submission for San Francisco Peaks filed with United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD); UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) 4th session, July 11th – 15th, 2011, Geneva.
Treaty Council July 2011 E-News Indigenous Peoples meet to discuss Food Sovereignty in Jokkmokk, Sápmi. TOPICS: Indigenous Terra Madre Conference held in Jokkmokk, Sapmi, Sweden – focus on Indigenous Peoples Food Sovereignty; UNPFII 10th Session Report Released; IITC 10th Session Report Released; IITC Written Testimony to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs regarding the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; URGENT: Indigenous Mothers Against Mercury Petition, please sign on an distribute widely/URGENTE: Madrás Indígenas Contra el Mercurio, carta abierta, firmen y distribuyan ampliamente
Treaty Council March 2011 E-News Chickaloon Village Youth Oppose Proposed Mining Project- IITC Letter to the Chilean President in support of the Rapa Nui People- United Nations Committee Recommends Higher Consultative Status For The International Indian Treaty Council COMITÉ DE LAS NACIONES UNIDAS RECOMIENDA MAYOR ESTATUS CONSULTIVA PARA EL CONSEJO INTERNACIONAL DE TRATADOS INDIOS- Laguna Acoma Coalition For A Safe Environment (LACSE) opposes new uranium mining on Mt. Taylor Cultural Landscape- Advances at the United Nations on Treaties, Agreements and Other Constructive Arrangements Between States and Indigenous Peoples, February 26th 2011- and much more!
Treaty Council December 2010 E-News In this Issue: DECEMBER 16TH, 2010 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES QUALIFIED SUPPORT FOR THE UN DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES; Indigenous Peoples participation in COP 16, Cancun (16th Conference of the Parties on the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change - UNFCCC), November 29th - December 10th, 2010; UNITED STATES’ HUMAN RIGHTS RECORD EXAMINED BY THE UNITED NATIONS; Launching of the “FAO Policy on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples,” submitted by Saúl Vicente Vásquez, member of IITC board, member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and focal point of the International Planning Committee for Food Sovereignty (IPC); NO AL GASODUCTO! NO TO THE PIPELINE!; Please support IITC before the end of 2010; Support the work of IITC | ¡Apoyen nuestro trabajo!
Treaty Council October 2010 E-News In this Issue: Historic Developments at the 15th session of the UN Human Rights Council, September 13 - October 1st, 2010"
Report from the International Indigenous Women's Symposium July 1st 2010 in Alamo, California- IITC Comments to the US Department of State on their review of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, July 12th 2010- ICT article - Carmen: Time to adopt the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples- Third Session of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, July 12-16th 2010 Geneva- “Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Coal Mining in Alaska” IITC Community Training Friday August 20th, 2010 9:00-4:00 p.m. Chickaloon Village Ya Ne Dah Ah School, Mile 55.5 Glenn Highway (1 mile past Moose Creek, Alaska) hosted by Chickaloon Village- Introducing IITC's new E-news editor- Support the work of IITC | ¡Apoyen nuestro trabajo!
Treaty Council May 2010 E-News In this Issue: Treaty Council E-News, topics include: Closing Statement by the Global Caucus, Presented by Chief Wilton Littlechild, UNPFII9, April 19 -29th, 2010, New York; IITC Joins with other Indigenous Peoples organizations to present key issues
Treaty Council February 2010 E-News In this Issue: Treaty Council E-News, in this issue: The passing of Miguel Alfonso Martinez, a fierce lion in the fight for human rights and Treaties at the UN; HUMAN RIGHTS “LISTENING SESSIONS” AROUND US FOR THE UPR REVIEW PROCESS
Treaty Council November 2009 E-News In this Issue: Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island, November 26th 2009; Support the Work of IITC; International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) Statement on the Barcelona negotiations for outcomes in Copenhagen, November 4th 2009; Preliminary findings by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing Raquel Rolnik on her recent US visit, November 7th 2009; Comunicación y Accion Urgente de CITI al ONU sobre el asesinato de Miguel Angel Perez en Morelos Mexico, 10 noviembre de 2010/IITC Urgent Action Communication to the UN on the assassination of Miguel Angel Perez in Morelos Mexico, November 19th 2009
October 2009 IITC E-news Treaty Council E-News, Topics Include: Indigenous Peoples Annual Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island, November 26, 2009; Report from the 35th Annual International Indian Treaty Conference, Ustupu, Kuna Yala, Panama; United Nations Official to visit Pine Ridge Reservation to Investigate Housing Conditions; IITC, IWA, AILA NWAC and IOIRD joint submission for the UN Secretary General’s mid-year assessment of the 2nd International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
August 2009 IITC E-News 35th Annual Conference Information, Updates from the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2nd session, & more! Treaty Council E-News. Topics include: TRAVEL/AGENDA INFO FOR PARTICIPANTS: IITC Annual Conference, Ustupu Kuna Yala, Panama, August 29 – 31 2009/Conferencia Anual de CITI, Ustupu Kuna Yala 29 – 31 de agosto de 2009; On International Day, Secretary-General calls for urgent, determined steps to improve standards of health for Indigenous Peoples; Statement: Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2nd session, August 10 – 14, 2009, Geneva Switzerland, Agenda Item 4: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on the themes: (a) Implementation of the Declaration at the regional and national levels; and (b) Adjudication, remedies, repatriation, redress and compensation; The Declaration of Atlacholoaya, Xochitepec Morelos Mexico, July 29 – 30, 2009/La Declaración de Atlacholoaya, Xochitepec Morelos Mexico el 29 – 30 de julio de 2009; Indigenous Joint Statement on future work of the WIPO-IGC; Call for Nominations: United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Members, Deadline Feb. 1, 2010; United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: 2010 Call for applications for the Trust Fund on Indigenous Issues
June 2009 IITC E-NEWS Treaty Council E-News. Topics include: IITC Urgent Action letter to Peruvian government, June 9th 2009/Joint Sign on Letter Condemning the violence in Peru, June 6, 2009; City of Berkeley California resolution endorsing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, May 19th 2009; TRAINING: Registration form and agenda for IITC Human Rights Training June 25 - 26, Chickasaw Nation, Norman Oklahoma; TRAINING: Taller de Capacitación sobre Derechos Humanos de CITI, 29-30 de julio, Ocotepec Cuernavaca Mexico /IITC Human Rights Training workshop July 29 - 30, Ocotepec, Cuernavaca Mexico; Conferencia Anual de CITI, Ustupu Kuna Yala 29 – 31 de agosto de 2009/IITC Annual Conference, Ustupu Kuna Yala, Panama, August 29 – 31 2009; Stockholm Convention COP 4, Geneva, Switzerland May 4 – 8, 2009 Indigenous Caucus Statement for the High Level Segment; Tribes Applaud Permanent Mount Taylor Traditional Cultural Property Designation; Call for Nominations: UN New Independent Expert on Cultural Rights, Deadline July 24, 2009; Invitation to OHCHR consultation on business and human rights, Geneva 5-6 October 2009
May 2009 IITC E-News Treaty Council E-News. Topics include: Treaty Council Honors Indigenous Rights Activists for their Commitment in Protection of Sacred Places; “Australia Moves to Higher Ground”. Statement on Australian support for Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by Les Malazar, Chairperson of the Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander Research Action (FAIRA); Sign on to the Native Energy Justice Campaign!; Sign-on letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada, regarding Canadian policy on Extractive Industries, March 29, 2009; Treaty Council UPR Submission on the Examination of the United States; Written Intervention submitted by the International Indian Treaty Council, Assembly of First Nations, Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs and the International Organization of Indigenous Resource Development to the United Nations Human Rights Council, 10th session, 2 – 27 March, 2009; Report of the international expert group meeting on the role of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in the Implementation of Article 42 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”, January 14-16 , 2009; OHCHR analytical study on climate change and human rights is now available; Treaty Council Side Event to be held during the Eighth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 18 - 29, 2009, New York; Indigenous Peoples' Global Summit on Climate Change, Anchorage Declaration
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