15th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII)

9 May 2016 - 20 May 2016
UN Headquarters, New York City, US

The 15th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) will bring Member States and indigenous peoples' representatives together to discuss: implementation of the six mandated areas of the PFII with reference to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP); conflict, peace and resolution; and coordination among the three UN mechanisms on indigenous affairs.

A dialogue will take place with the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Chair of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The session will also consider the future work of the PFII, and emerging issues.

Source: http://climate-l.iisd.org/events/15th-session-of-permanent-forum-on-ind…