Annual report to General Assembly highlights development, participation and UN Declaration

By | 18 October, 2010


On 18 October 2010, the Special Rapporteur presented his second annual report to the United Nations General Assembly in New York during its 65th session. See his statement to the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee) of the General Assembly and UN Press Release, which includes a summary of the discussion about the report. In his report, the Special Rapporteur informs about his activities over the past year and also discusses three key issues: the right of indigenous peoples to development with culture and identity, the right of indigenous peoples to participation, and the obligation of States to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. See Report to the General Assembly. Read UN News Centre article.