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Communications – Cases Examined

The Special Rapporteur receives information provided by indigenous peoples, their organizations and other sources related to concerns over alleged violations of the human rights of indigenous peoples. In appropriate cases, and at his discretion, the Special Rapporteur may intervene by sending a confidential communication to the concerned government requesting information, commenting on the allegation and… Read More »

Special Reports

Special Reports focus on specific topics, themes or situations. A Special Report may include observations and detailed analysis on a specific case usually following a visit to the country concerned. Thematic issues are also addressed in the Special Rapporteur’s annual reports to the Human Rights Council and General Assembly. 2014 Perú. Observaciones sobre la ampliación… Read More »

Country Reports

The Special Rapporteur’s country reports evaluate the situations of indigenous peoples in selected countries and offer recommendations to governments and other actors on how to address particular matters of concern within the framework of applicable international standards. These reports are based on information gathered during the Special Rapporteur’s visits to the countries as well as… Read More »

Annual Reports to the Human Rights Council and General Assembly

The Special Rapporteur’s annual reports include descriptions of the activities carried out within the framework of the mandate and discussion of specific themes or issues of particular relevance to the concerns of indigenous peoples 2013 Report to the General Assembly, A/68/317 .(Summary of activities. Identifying work methods and lessons learned. Factors that debilitate commitment to… Read More »