Tag Archives: Indigenous Issues

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emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit*his evilness the pope was here in spain last week for a promotional visit about the importance of family, the irony of which was not lost on this humble observer. firstly, how does a celibate man preach to the importance of family and matrimony between a man and a woman specifically? secondly, the current pope… Read full post.

The First Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, The Indigenous Caucus, July 16-17, 2005

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, As you may or may not know, this weekend (the 16th and 17th of July) was the pre-WGIP Indigenous Caucus meeting in Geneva, in preparation for the next week of sessions of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Normally, I don’t do write-ups for these sessions, but since many of the key… Read full post.

Final Report on the 23rd UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations, Geneva, Switzerland, July 18-22, 2005

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, It was so great to see so many good friends, colleagues and relations this week! What a treat, and something of a shame that we are not able to see each other more often. I miss you all already! As I had found out that UNPO among other organizations were doing daily… Read full post.

Wolves backed into the corner: Voting on Item 15, Indigenous Issues (Or the Twenty-fifth Report on the 61st UN Commission on Human Rights, April 20, 2005)

Wolves backed into the corner: Voting on Item 15, Indigenous Issues (Or the Twenty-fifth Report on the 61st UN Commission on Human Rights, April 20, 2005)

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit*This report is to date incomplete. Please come back in a couple days for the complete version. Thanks! April 20, 2005 the Commission on Human Rights voted on Item 15, Indigenous Issues, much to the embarrassment of the Americans and Australians citizens in the room. All of the resolutions concerning indigenous issues were passed, even… Read full post.

The Rooms Of Ruin (or the Eighteenth Report on the 61st UN Commission on Human Rights, April 11, 2005, on Indigenous Issues)

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditMonday April 11 saw the entrance of a multitude of indigenous peoples from around the world to intervene on Item 15, Indigenous Issues, an agenda item of the Commission that is fixed due to the fact that most indigenous people have limited resources and this makes it easier for them to know when their item… Read full post.

14th Report on the 10th Working Group on the Draft Declaration, December 1, 2004

14th Report on the 10th Working Group on the Draft Declaration, December 1, 2004

emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings, This will be a far shorter update than yesterday’s (for which I am sure many of you will be thankful!) as most of the day was spent in informal/informal consultations and much of what was discussed yesterday was again rehashed today. The hunger strike and spiritual fast continued on its third day, and there… Read full post.