Indigenous issues and concerns are included in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the UN General Assembly

Congratulations to all indigenous peoples around the world! Your voices are heard! There are six specific references to indigenous peoples in the 2030 Development Agenda that constitutes a step up from the Millennium Development Goals, which had no references to indigenous peoples. Learn more about what exactly was included in the 2030 Development Agenda.

Happy International Day of Indigenous Peoples!

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. Symbol for the Indigenous People of the World was created by Rebang Dewan, a Chakma boy from Bangladesh. This year’s theme “Post 2015 Agenda: Ensuring indigenous …

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