United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues


New York City, NY
United States

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Over the years, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) has evolved into a pivotal platform for addressing the rights and concerns of the world’s Indigenous communities, engaging over 370 million Indigenous Peoples across 70 countries. The twenty-third session, centered around the theme "Enhancing Indigenous Peoples’ right to self-determination in the context of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: emphasizing the voices of Indigenous youth,” is set to unfold from 15-26 April 2024 at the UN Headquarters in New York.

This gathering is a critical opportunity for stakeholders to engage in dialogue, exchange innovative ideas, and forge stronger networks. It aims to catalyze momentum, provide clarity on the processes of self-determination, and advance ambitious policies and actions that uphold the rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Download UNDP's Events Package to learn more about this year’s agenda, to register and join us in shaping a future that fully recognizes and respects the rights and aspirations of Indigenous Peoples.