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By Elsa Stamatopoulou (1)

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

On February 8th, FIMI (the International Indigenous Women’s Forum) launched the 2021 edition of the Global School of Indigenous Women Leaders-a remote program this year. A record number of 35 Indigenous women from 20 countries and 28 Indigenous Peoples are participating this year. The overall program is organized in 390 hours, of which 190 hours are theoretical and 200 practical hours, which are developed over eight months, with a modular study regime.

By Elsa Stamatopoulou
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Deb Haaland is the first Native American to ever be nominated as head of a US Department. What is the broader framework that will help us appreciate the significance of this nomination?
Deb Haaland is from New Mexico, from the Laguna Pueblo and Jemes Peoples. She is a jurist and has worked in the administration of the Laguna Pueblo as well as in the Democratic Party. She was first elected to Congress in 2018. (1)
12 February-7 May 2021
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Columbia’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program) and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (IIWF/FIMI) will hold the Seminar Series as part of FIMI’s Global Leadership School of Indigenous Women, Program on Human Rights and International Advocacy Skills. These seminars have been held at Columbia since 2013. The Seminar Series will be conducted remote in 2021. 

Monday, January 11, 2021

Indigenous Peoples Rights International and other organizations are co-organizing an information and learning session about the on-going negotiations on the proposed international treaty to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises. The sessions will elaborate on the importance of the negotiations to Indigenous Peoples, and how Indigenous Peoples could engage.

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