The Special Rapporteur, Professor James Anaya, will hold individual meetings with representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations during the tenth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, in New York. The meetings will be held from 18 to 20 May 2011. Representatives of indigenous peoples and organizations may request a meeting with him with regard to matters that fall within his mandate, including allegations of human rights violations. For more information on the mandate of the Special Rapporteur, please see http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/indigenous/rapporteur.
Information about requesting a meeting with the Special Rapporteur is available here.
How to request a meeting with the Special Rapporteur
Requests for a meeting should be accompanied by written information on the issues to be presented to the Special Rapporteur, or relate to written information previously submitted to him. All requests should also state the names of the persons who will be attending the meeting. For information on submitting written information to the Special Rapporteur, please see the following webpage:http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/indigenous/rapporteur/submit.htm
Because of time limitations, the Special Rapporteur will not be able to meet with all those requesting a meeting. Priority will be given to those who submit a request and corresponding written information by 29 April 2011. Requests should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Whether a meeting is granted as well as the location and time of meetings granted will be indicated by 6 May 2011.
Please note that to meet with the Special Rapporteur during the Permanent Forum, you must also pre-register for its tenth session. Please see the Permanent Forum’s accreditation page: