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Indigenous peoples 2004 calendar of meetings

Month

Meeting

Place - session

January

19-21

Workshop on data collection

New York (Permanent Forum)

26-30

Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery

Geneva (9th session)

February

22-29

Human Rights training for minorities

Geneva

27

Inter-agency consultation on minorities

Geneva

March

1

Informal consultation of States and the Working Group on Minorities on further mechanisms to protect minority rights

 .

1-5

Working Group on Minorities

Geneva (10th session)

3-5

National Institutions workshop on indigenous peoples

Mexico

8-12

Hurist workshop on indigenous peoples

Ecuador

8-15 Visit of Special Rapporteur to Colombia .

11-19

Board of Trustees of the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations

Geneva (17th session)

22-26

Advisory Group of the UN Voluntary Fund for the International Decade of World's Indigenous People

Geneva (9th session)

15 March-23 April

Commission on Human Rights

Geneva (60th session)

April

6-7

Item 14 (b) (Minorities) of Commission on Human Rights

Geneva (60th session)

8

Item 15 (Indigenous) of Commission on Human Rights

Geneva (60th session)

May

3 May-1 Oct.

Start of Fellowship Programme

Geneva

10-21

Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

New York (3rd session)

27- May – 10 June

Visit of the Special Rapporteur to Canada

Canada

June

21-25

Meeting of Special Rapporteurs, Representatives, Independent Experts and Chairpersons of the Working Groups of the Commission on Human Rights

Geneva

28 June – 23 July

Economic and Social Council

New York

July

16

Inter-agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues

 .

19-23

Working Group on Indigenous Populations

Geneva (22nd session)

22

International Day of Indigenous People

Geneva

26 July-13 August

Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

Geneva (56th session)

26 July-13 August

World Cultural Forum

Barcelona

August

9

International Day of Indigenous People

Barcelona/New York

September

10-24 Dijon Fellows in Geneva Geneva

13-24

Working Group on the Draft United Nations Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples

Geneva (10th session)

16 Sept. – 3 Oct.

General Assembly

New York

October

1 End of Fellowship Programme Geneva

22

Third Committee of the General Assembly: Discussion of Indigenous Issues

New York

November

6-20

Dijon Fellows in Geneva

Geneva

December

2

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

 .

8-12

Seminar on minorities in East Asia

Japan

15-16

Two-day seminar to evaluate the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People

Launch of Decade publication

New York

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