Archives de l’auteur : Rowena Dickins Morrison

High Level Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly, the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (22–23 September 2014)

On 22 and 23 September 2014 the United Nations General Assembly (GA) held the first ever High Level Plenary Meeting devoted to Indigenous Peoples (IP), known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (HLPM/WCIP). From the mid-1990s onwards, calls had … Lire la suite

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High Level Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly, the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

On 22 and 23 September 2014 the United Nations General Assembly held the first ever High Level Plenary Meeting devoted to Indigenous Peoples, known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (HLPM/WCIP). Information on the meeting, its outcome document and … Lire la suite

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The seventh session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (7–11 July 2014, Geneva) and the final preparations for the High-level Plenary Meeting/World Conference on Indigenous Peoples

EMRIP’s seventh session The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) held its seventh annual session from 7 to 11 July 2014 at the United Nations (UN) Office in Geneva (1). In May 2014, during its 25th session, … Lire la suite

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Preparing self-determination: crucial elections in New Caledonia, 11 May 2014 – PART 1 (EN)

This Sunday 11 May 2014, crucial local elections are being held in New Caledonia. These elections will determine the constitution of the country’s three Provincial Assemblies – South, North and Islands – as well as the constitution of the New … Lire la suite

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Participation of Indigenous Peoples in the High Level Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly, known as the ‘World Conference on Indigenous Peoples’

On 26 February 2014, the President of the UN General Assembly (PGA), John Ashe, issued an Aide Memoire in relation to his decisions on a number of organisational matters concerning the High Level Plenary Meeting/World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (HLPM/WCIP), … Lire la suite

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AUSTRALIA: ‘Closing the Gap’ 2014

On 12 February 2014, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott delivered the sixth annual Prime Minister’s Closing the Gap Statement in Federal Parliament and tabled the 2014 Closing the Gap Report – the first since he was elected Prime Minister in September 2013 … Lire la suite

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AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal ancestral remains repatriated by Museum Victoria buried on country

In a ceremony conducted by elders of the Yung Balug clan of the Dja Dja Wurrung people, the remains of three ancestors have been buried on country, near Lake Boort in Victoria. The remains had previously been repatriated to the … Lire la suite

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AUSTRALIA: First repatriation of Aboriginal ancestral remains from Germany

For the first time, Aboriginal human remains have been returned to Australia from a German institution (as reported here and here). Nine sets of remains, including some full skeletons, have been returned to South Australia by Charité University Hospital in Berlin. … Lire la suite

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Australia: Uncertain future for ‘closing the gap’ in indigenous health? / Australie : Quel avenir pour « closing the gap » (réduire l’écart) en matière de santé autochtone ? (EN/FR)

On 18 April 2013, the Australian Government announced that it will provide $777 million in funding over three years as its contribution to a new National Partnership Agreement (NPA) on ‘closing the gap’ in indigenous health. The current, four-year NPA on … Lire la suite

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Closing the Gap in Indigenous employment – Jon Altman’s critical review / « Closing the Gap » (Réduire l’écart) en matière d’emploi autochtone – analyse critique de Jon Altman (EN/FR)

Professor Jon Altman has published a highly critical article on the 2013 Closing the Gap Report and Statement (see the discussion in an earlier post on the SOGIP blog). He opens with the following comments: The latest ‘closing the gap’ report … Lire la suite

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