Indigenous Peoples gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York City for the opening of the 2023 UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Photo

April 4, 2024

Indigenous Rights Defenders Join in Virtual Trainings Ahead of UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Four virtual training sessions will cover important information for Indigenous rights defenders to effectively participate in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, taking place in New York City this April.


Policy apprentices group picture at UNPFII, April 2023

February 2, 2024

Centering Indigenous Rights in Global Policy: A Year of Advocacy

2023 was a defining period in advancing Indigenous rights within global policy forums.


Indigenous women from Brazil marched at COP28, symbolically advocating for Indigenous rights in climate negotiations. Credit: Estevam Rafael/Presidência do Brasil.

December 20, 2023

Indigenous Peoples Demand Effective Participation and Justice in the COP28 Energy Transition

The summit in Dubai was marked by Indigenous Peoples voicing shared concerns and promoting climate solutions based on traditional knowledge.


LAC caucus at Latin American Climate Week 2023

November 28, 2023

Indigenous Peoples Worldwide Call for Inclusion in The Climate Debate

Ahead of COP28, regional representatives gathered in Panama, Malaysia, and Nairobi to demand more financing to support Indigenous Guardianship.


Session during the 54th UN Human Rights Council happening in the Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room in Geneva (UNOG). Photo: Nia Tero

October 2, 2023

The Voices of Indigenous Women Were Heard at the 2023 UN Human Rights Council

Indigenous women leaders from Peru and Colombia attended the United Nations' 54th Session of the Human Rights Council to address violations faced in their territories.


Indigenous peoples and police stand in front of a crowd with signs in Loreto, calling for attention to their demands.

July 10, 2023

Militarization of Indigenous Lands Threatens Indigenous Guardianship

On May 3, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued the "Situation of Human Rights in Peru in the Context of Social Protests" report presenting findings from a working visit held January 11 to 13, 2023.