Rights of Indigenous Peoples
The Rights of Indigenous Peoples work is done in Geneva
QUNO supports the Quaker bodies working for the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples, in particular in relation to the UN Working Group drafting a declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples.
QUNO welcomes the recent adoption by the UN General Assembly of the UN
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on September 13, 2007.
Click here to view the statement issued jointly by QUNO and other NGOs on
the adoption of the Declaration.
QUNO also ensures that issues relating to indigenous peoples are mainstreamed into its work on other human rights and refugee issues.