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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.

12 February-7 May 2021
Tuesday, December 29, 2020

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.

Seminar Series overview, goals and methodology

Thursday, December 17, 2020

On December 11th Independent UN human rights experts expressed serious concern over the arrest and charges brought against an indigenous leader, for peacefully protesting a political rally held last July at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, located on treaty lands of the Great Sioux Nation.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

A science panel will be held on 9 December hosted by Columbia Earth Institute to raise the visibility of  a significant body of evidence supporting land rights as a solution to climate change, biodiversity loss and the threat of future pandemics. Click here for more information and to join the event.

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