Monday, June 11, 2007

2008 applications forms for the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations

Dear Sir or Madam,

Please find enclosed the 2008 applications forms for the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations.

Be kindly reminded that the deadline for applying is 1st october 2007.

You will find more information on this fund on our website:


Mélanie Clerc
Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Unit
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Office Motta 2.06
1211 Geneva
Tel: +41 22 928 9737
Fax: +41 22 928 9010

Friday, June 1, 2007

Taino and Other Caribbean Indigenous Peoples Engage the United Nations System

United Nations (UCTP Taino News) - Amid the diverse delegations of Indigenous Peoples highlighting the complex issues associated with “land, territories, and natural resources” at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Caribbean Indigenous Peoples were actively presenting sound advice to Governments and intergovernmental organizations about how to meet their needs for survival. Working together in the form of the Indigenous Caucus of the Greater Caribbean (IPCGC), indigenous representatives from throughout the region presented their collective views on such topics as urban Indigenous Peoples and migration, the Second Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and future work of the Forum.

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