The Implementation Project is a joint initiative of the Native American Rights Fund and Colorado Law to advance education and advocacy regarding the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Visit un-declaration.narf.org to learn more.
UPCOMING ZOOM EVENTS
EVENT ONE | April 20th, 2022 | 1:00-2:30 pm ET
Permanent Forum Preview: Indigenous Peoples & Access to the United Nations
Curious about what the United Nations has to offer American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and other Indigenous Peoples? Attend this informational session to learn about the upcoming UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and opportunities to participate now and in the future. We’ll be joined by tribal advocates and experts to share their perspectives and engage in Q & A.
Register for Event One HERE.
EVENT TWO | May 3rd, 2022 | 1:00-2:30 pm ET
Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the U.S.
Adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2007, the Declaration recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ rights in many areas, including survival and self-determination, land and culture, political participation and child welfare, as well as the safeguard of “free, prior, and informed consent”. As countries including Canada, Mexico, and New Zealand take measures to implement the Declaration, join tribal leaders and experts to discuss advancement of the Declaration in the U.S.
Register for Event Two HERE.
EVENT THREE | May 5th, 2022 | 1:00-2:30 pm ET
Language Rights are Human Rights: Participating in the International Decade of Indigenous Languages
The United Nations has proclaimed 2022-2032 the “International Decade of Indigenous Languages.” Join us for a discussion with Indigenous language activists, leaders, and linguists who are participating in this unprecedented opportunity to foster awareness and secure Indigenous Peoples’ rights to use, revitalize, and transmit their languages to future generations.
Register for Event Three HERE.