Observance of the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Programme of Activities
(3:30pm) Traditional welcome by the Chairperson of the NGO Committee on the International Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Roberto Múcaro Borrero (Taíno, Puerto Rico)
Message of the Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon (TBC)
Remarks of the Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs and Coordinator of the Second International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples (TBC)
Remarks of the Chairperson of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Paul Kanyinke Sena (Ogiek, Kenya)
(4.10pm) INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE
“Indigenous peoples building alliances: Honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements"
Mary Morgan Moss, Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative of Panama to the UN
Ivan Šimonović, ASG (OHCHR) (TBC)
Chief Oren Lyons (Onondaga, USA)
A question and answer session will follow.