Ninth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
December 8, 2009
19-30 April 2010 UN Headquarters, New York
Special Theme: Indigenous peoples: development with culture and identity; articles 3 and 32 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
1. Election of officers. 2. Adoption of the agenda and organization of work. 3. Discussion on the special theme for the year, “Indigenous peoples: development with culture and identity: articles 3 and 32 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”. 4. Human rights: (a) Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; (b) Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people and other special rapporteurs. 5. Half-day discussion on North America. 6. Comprehensive dialogue with six United Nations agencies and funds. 7. Future work of the Permanent Forum, including issues of the Economic and Social Council and emerging issues.8. Draft agenda for the tenth session of the Permanent Forum. 9. Adoption of the report of the Permanent Forum on its ninth session.
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