Mission to New Caledonia

By | 3 February, 2011

New CaledoniaThe UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Professor James Anaya, will conduct a visit to New Caledonia from 6 to 13 February 2011, with the cooperation of the Government of France, to assess the human rights situation of the indigenous Kanak people. During his visit, the Special Rapporteur will meet with representatives of the Kanak people and local government authorities, as well as with representatives of civil society. The Special Rapporteur will visit Noumea, Kone, Thio, Sarramea, Lifou, Ouvea and Goro. In March, Professor Anaya will travel to Paris to meet with French government officials that deal with New Caledonia.

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