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					                                 Special Events and other Parallel Events at the Seventh Session of the
                                        United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
                                                           18 - 29 May 2009




Monday, 18 May 2009

TIME                   Title of Event                                       Organizer                                Location

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Implementation of Recommendations of Forum on        Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the      Conference Room 1
                       Indigenous Issues in Current Ecuadorian              United Nations                           Interpretation: E/S
                       Constitution                                         Co-Sponsor:
                                                                            Permanent Mission of Bolivia to the
                                                                            United Nations

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Estado de Implementación de las Recomendaciones      International Indigenous Women´s         Conference Room 7
                       del Foro Permanente para las Cuestiones Indígenas    Forum (FIMI)                             Interpretation: E/S
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Self-Government in Greenland                         Department of Foreign Affairs,           Conference Room TBC
                                                                            Greenland Home Rule Government
1:15-2:45              L'autodétermination d'après les Innus en Amérique    Conseil des innus du Nitassinan - Innu   Conference Room TBC
                       du Nord                                              Council of Nitassinan (Innu Nation)      Interpretation: E/F

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    The Rights of Unrecognized Historical                La Red Xicana Indigena, Member           Conference Room TBC
                       Tribes/Indigenous Peoples: Implementation of the     organization ENLACE-North                Interpretation: E/S
                       DRIP                                                 (Continental Network of Indigenous
                                                                            Women),
                                                                            Co-Sponsors: Winnemem Wintu
                                                                            Nation and FIMI (Foro Internacional
                                                                            de Mujeres Indigenas)
10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.   “We the Indigenous Peoples: Self/Portraits” - A      Secretariat of the Permanent             United Nation Club
                       photo project with and for indigenous peoples.       Forum on Indigenous Issues               Room (GA-37)
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Gender-based Analisis of the UN Declaration on the   Femmes Autochtones du Quebec /           DC2-13th Floor
                       Rights of Indigenous Peoples                         Quebec Native Women Inc.                 Conference Room
                                                                            Co-Sponsors:                             2 UN Plaza, 44th Street
                                                                            Cornell University's American Indian
                                                                            Program Native Women's Association
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                                                                           of Canada
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    The Journey Toward Reconciliation                   The Wittenberg Center for Alternative   DC2-19th Floor
                                                                           Resources                               Conference Room 2227
                                                                                                                   2 UN Plaza, 44th Street


Tuesday, 19 May 2009

TIME                   Title of Event                                      Organizer                               Location
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    World Bank Group Extractive Industries: Update on   World Bank                              Conference Room 1
                       Implementation of Management's Response                                                     Interpretation: E/S
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Industrias Extractivas en Territorios Indígena de   Oxfam América                           Conference Room TBC
                       Los Andes: conflictos y perspectivas                Co-Sponsors:                            Interpretation: E/S
                                                                           Oxfam, CEADESC, CAOI,

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Indigenous Women's Human Rights Concerns in         Native Women's Association of Canada    Conference Room TBC
                       Urban Areas

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Presentation of UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous    Secretariat of the UNPFII               Conference Room 6
                       Populations & UN Trust Fund on the Second                                                   Interpretation: E/S/F
                       Decade
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Indicadores de violencia en contra de Mujeres       International Indigenous Women´s        Conference Room TBC
                       Indígenas                                           Forum (FIMI)                            Interpretation: E/S
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Adaptation to Global Change in Arctic Indigenous    Saami Council                           Conference Room TBC
VIDEO                  Pastoralist Reindeer Herding Societies
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    Why do Children frown: Broken Education Promises    Attawapiskat First Nation &             DC2-13th Floor
                       in Attawapiskat – Film Screening                    Attawapiskat Education Authority.       Conference Room
                                                                           Co-sponsor: SPFII                       2 UN Plaza, 44th Street

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.    The Venus Project                                   She Clan of the Yamassee Native DC2-19th Floor
                                                                           American Muurs'                       Conference Room 2227
                                                                           Co-Sponsor:                           2 UN Plaza, 44th Street
                                                                           Unity Washita/w de Dugdahmoundyah
                                                                           Nation of Naga Mu’urs (Moors) , the
                                                                           Yamassee Nation of Moors (Mu’urs),
                                                                           the Kemetic Zulu Nation of Moors, and
                                                                           A.l.F (the Aboriginal Law Firm )




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Wednesday, 20 May 2009

TIME                     Title of Event                                     Organizer                                  Location

10:00 a.m. -11.25 a.m.   REDD one On one - what are the basics issues of    Co – Sponsor:                              Conference Room 1
                         concerns for Indigenous Peoples                    Indigenous Environmental Network           Interpretation: E/S/F
                                                                            NGO Committee on Human Rights
                                                                            (ECOSOC), International Alliance of
                                                                            Indigenous and Tribal Peoples of The
                                                                            Tropical Forests, Indigenous World
                                                                            Association (ECOSOC), International
                                                                            Native Tradition Interchange
                                                                            (ECOSOC), Hmong Lao Human Rights
                                                                            Council, CORE (ECOSOC), Wara
                                                                            Instituto Indígena Brasileiro,
                                                                            International Indian Treaty Council
                                                                            (ECOSOC), Khmer Krom Federation,
                                                                            Indigenous Network on Economies and
                                                                            Trade (ECOSOC), Global Forest
                                                                            Coalition, Global Justice Ecology
                                                                            Project, Western Shoshone Defense
                                                                            Project and many others TBA

11:35 p.m.-1:00 p.m.     Exercising Rights - Good Practice                  Cultural Survival                          Conference Room 1
                                                                            Co-Sponsor:                                Interpretation: E/S
                                                                            Lancaster University
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.      Film Screening: 'Yajilarra: To Dream: Aboriginal   Permanent Mission of Australia to the      Conference Room 1
                         Women Leading Change in Remote Australia'          United Nations
                         Followed by a panel discussion.
10:00 a.m. -11.25 a.m.   USAID Initiatives and Impacts Toward Indigenous    US Agency for International                Conference Room TBC
                         Communities in Latin America and the Caribbean     Development                                Interpretation: E/S
11:35 a.m.–1:00 p.m.     Actualizing The UN Declaration on the Rights of    International Forum on Globalization /     Conference Room TBC
Interpretation           Indigenous Peoples in Climate Change Policy        Tebtebba Foundation
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.      The Indigenous Peoples' Road Map to Copenhagen     Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples'              Conference Room 6
                         and Beyond                                         International Centre for Policy Research   Interpretation: E/S
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                                                                             and Education)

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Launching of IWGIA's yearbook: The Indigenous          International Work Group for             Conference Room TBC
Interpretation        World 2009                                             Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)               Interpretation: E/S/F

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Women and the Right to Education                       UNICEF                                   Conference Room TBC
                                                                             Co-sponsors                              Interpretation: E/S
                                                                             FIMI UNICEF Fondo Indigena
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Launching doCip’s Documentary DVD on the               doCip and the Indigenous Portal          Conference Room TBC
                      UNPFII (2002-2008) & The Indigenous Portal for,        Co-Sponsors:                             Interpretation: E/S/F
                      by and about Indigenous Peoples                        The Secretariat of the Permanent Forum
                                                                             on Indigenous Peoples

1:15-2:45             Hacia una declaración de los derechos de la Madre      Permanent Mission of Bolivia             Conference Room TBC
                      Tierra                                                                                          Interpretation: E/S

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Comparative Cultures of the Arctic Siberian Peoples    Yurta mira _ World Yurta of Peace        DC2-13th Floor
                                                                                                                      Conference Room
                                                                                                                      2 UN Plaza, 44th Street

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   The urgent need for criteria helping to identify and   First Nations Education Council          DC2-19th Floor
Interpretation        denounce differennat forms of forced integration.      /Assembly of First Nations of Quebec
                                                                             and Labrador



Thursday 21 May 2009
TIME                 Title of Event                                          Organizer                                Location

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Cultural Indicators for Food Sovereignty and           FAO                                      Conference Room 1
                      Sustainable development                                Co-Sponsors:                             Interpretation: E/S
                                                                             IITC, SPFII

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Broadcasting Human Rights to Indigenous                FAIRA                                    Conference Room 6
Interpretation        Communities                                            Co-Sponsor:                              Interpretation: E/S
                                                                             Foundation for Aboriginal and Islander
                                                                             Research Action Australian Indigenous
                                                                             Communications Association Cultural
                                                                             Survival - Guatemala Radio Project

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1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Nation State Responses to Violence Perpetrated       Indigenous Women's Network             Conference Room TBC
                      Against Indigenous Women                             Co-Sponsors:
                                                                           Amnesty International 7th Generation
                                                                           Fund Huairou Commission GROOTS
                                                                           International/GROOTS Canada




1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Sami Self-Determination: Scope and Implementation    GÁLDU - Resource Centre for the        Conference Room TBC
                                                                           Rights of Indigenous Peoples           Interpretation: E/S
                                                                           Co-Sponsors:
                                                                           Sami Parliament, Norway Saami
                                                                           Council
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   A Circumpolar Inuit Declaration on Sovereignty in    Inuit Circumpolar Council              Conference Room TBC
Video PPT             the Arctic
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Indigenous Youth/Youth Caucus Online Network         UNICEF                                 Conference Room
                      (final title to be determined)                       Co-Sponsors                            UNICEF Building TBC
                                                                           TBD

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   The Spanish ratification of ILO's Convention 169.    Spanish Agency for International DC2-13th Floor
                      Reflections on its implications.                     Development Cooperation - The Conference Room
                                                                           Indigenous Peoples Programme     2 UN Plaza, 44th Street

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Address the disproportionate numbers of Indigenous   American Indian Movement-WEST       DC2-19th Floor
                      peoples held as prisoners specially political        Co-Sponsors:                        Conference Room
                                                                           1.American Indian Treaty Council 2 UN Plaza, 44th Street
                                                                           2.American Indian Movement, AIM-
                                                                           WEST 3.Peace Action 4.National
                                                                           American Prisoner' Rights Coalition




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Friday, 22 May 2009
TIME                  Title of Event                                      Organizer                              Location

9AM-10AM              NGO registration and ECOSOC accreditation           NGO Unit DESA                          Conference Room 1

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Our Children Our Future, A Global Indigenous        Assembly of First Nations              Conference Room 1
                      Peoples Initiative to Stop TB                       Co-Sponsors:                           Interpretation: E/S/F
                                                                          Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Assembly of
                                                                          First Nations Stop TB Partnership -
                                                                          World Health Organization
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Indigenous Women in Leadership                      Department of Indian and Northern      Conference Room 6
                                                                          Affairs Canada, Government of Canada   Interpretation: E/S/F
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Indigenous Women engaging climate change            IFAD - International Fund for          Conference Room TBC
                                                                          Agriculture Development
                                                                          Co-Sponsors:
                                                                          CHRISTENSEN FUND - IFAD -
                                                                          UNIFEM South Asia
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Indigenous women and peace building                 South Asia Indigenous Women Forum      Conference Room TBC
Interpretation                                                            Co-Sponsors:                           Interpretation: E/S
                                                                          Requested IWGIA and MRG
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Directrices de protección para pueblos indígenas    Office High Commissioner for Human     Conference Room TBC
Interpretation        aislados y en contacto inicial                      Rights                                 Interpretation: E/S
                                                                          Co-Sponsors:
                                                                          IWGIA-IPES
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Indigenous sacred sites: Biodiversity and Andean    Yachay Wasi & Indigenous World         DC2-8th Floor
                      spirituality                                        Association                            Conference Room
                                                                          Hosted by UNEP                         2 UN Plaza, 44th Street
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Caribbean First Nations: Implementation Review      United Confederation of Taino People   DC2-13th Floor
                                                                          Co-Sponsor:                            Conference Room
                                                                          Indigenous Peoples Caucus of the       2 UN Plaza, 44th Street
                                                                          Greater Caribbean                      (30 – 50 people)


Tuesday 26 May 2009
TIME                Title of Event                                        Organizer                              Location

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Participation of Indigenous                         World Bank                             Conference Room 1
                      Peoples in the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility                                          Interpretation: E/S
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Yasuni Green Gold                                   Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the    Conference Room 6

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                                                                             United Nations                          Interpretation: E/S
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Documentation Network                                doCip                                   Conference Room TBC
                                                                                                                     Interpretation: E/S
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Information for Local and Indigenous Communities     Equator Initiative                      Conference Room TBC
                        on Trainings for REDD

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Principles of International Law for Multilateral     Indian Law Resource Center              Conference Room TBC
                        Development Banks                                    Co-Sponor: CEADESC                      Interpretation: E/S

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     "Human Affect" Human Rights Learning Through         Ethiopian World Federation              DC2-19th Floor
                        The Arts                                                                                     Conference Room 2227
                                                                                                                     2 UN Plaza, 44th Street

10.00 a.m.-6:00 p. m.   Exhibit & Sale of Indigenous Crafts (check)          United Methodist Office for the UN,     777 United Nations
                                                                             Women's Division                        Plaza, 2nd Floor,
                                                                             Co-sponsor:                             Corner of 44th Street &
                                                                             Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on   1st Ave.) New York,
                                                                             Indigenous Issues                       NY 10017


Wednesday, 27 May 2009
TIME                Title of Event                                           Organizer                               Location

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     UN-REDD Programme Operational Guidance:              UN-REDD Programme                       Conference Room 1
                        Engagement of Indigenous Peoples                     Co-Sponsors:                            Interpretation: S/E/F
                                                                             El Centro de Estudios Aplicados a los
                                                                             Derechos Económicos, Sociales y
                                                                             Culturales (CEADESC)
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Launch of WIPO-LENIP Joint Publication               WIPO                                    Conference Room 6
Interpretation                                                               Co-Sponsor                              Interpretation: E/S
                                                                             WIPO in association with LENIP
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Gender-based Analysis of the UN Declaration on the   Femmes Autochtones du Quebec /          Conference Room TBC
                        Rights of Indigenous Peoples                         Quebec Native Women Inc.
                                                                             Co-Sponsors:
                                                                             Cornell University's American Indian
                                                                             Program Native Women's Association
                                                                             of Canada
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     From Environmental Justice to Climate Justice        Peace Development Fund                  Conference Room TBC
                                                                             Co-Sponsors:
                                                                             Flying Eagle Woman Fund, Fundacion
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                                                                              Rigoberta Menchu Tum
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m      The Role of Indigenous Women in the                   Organizer: Asian Indigenous Women’s     Conference Room TBC
                        Implementation of the UNDRIP: Exploring Local-        Network                                 Interpretation: E/S/F
                        Global Synergies in the Second International          Co-Sponsors: Tebtebba, FIMI, African
                        Decade of the World’s Indigenous People               Indigenous Women’s Organization
10.00 a.m.-6:00 p. m.   Exhibit & Sale of Indigenous Crafts                   United Methodist Office for the UN,     777 United Nations
                                                                              Women's Division                        Plaza, 2nd Floor,
                                                                              Co-sponsor:                             Corner of 44th Street &
                                                                              Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on   1st Ave.) New York,
                                                                              Indigenous Issues                       NY 10017


Thursday, 28 May 2009
TIME                 Title of Event                                           Organizer                               Location

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Extractive Industries and Indigenous Peoples - The    Tebtebba                                Conference Room 1
                        Manila Declaration and the Results of the                                                     Interpretation: E/S
                        International Conference on
                        Extractive Industries and Indigenous Peoples
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     The Aboriginal Land Rights System in New South        New South Wales Aboriginal Land         Conference Room 6
                        Wales and the New South Wales Aboriginal Land         Council
                        Council
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Lands rights and Arab Minority Human Rights in the    Negev Coexistence Forum for civil       Conference Room
                        Negev                                                 equality                                TBC

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Indigenous Peoples Wellness Management System --      Blood Tribe Department of Health        Conference Room
                        Modern Traditionalism and a Return to Real Health                                             TBC

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Local and Indigenous Solutions for Environment,       United Nations Development              Conference Room TBC
                        Climate Change, and the MDGs                          Programme

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child   Working Group on the Rights of          Conference Room TBC
                        General Comment on Indigenous Child Rights            Indigenous Children and Youth, NGO
                                                                              Group
1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     Lands rights and Arab Minority Human Rights in the    Negev Coexistence Forum for civil       DC2-13th Floor
                        Negev                                                 equality                                Conference Room
                                                                                                                      2 UN Plaza, 44th Street

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.     The Indigenous Crimean Tatars Call for the            Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People      DC2-19th Floor
                        Implementation of the United Nations Declaration:                                             Conference Room 2227
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                      Film Screening                                                                           2 UN Plaza, 44th Street



Friday, 29 May 2009
TIME                  Title of Event                                    Organizer                              Location

1:15 – 2:45           Reformas a Naciones Unidas desde perspectiva de   International Indigenous Women´s       Conference Room 1
                      Mujeres Indígenas                                 Forum (FIMI)                           E/S

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Indigenous Writers on Writing                     Muhlenberg College                     Conference Room 6
Interpretation                                                                                                 Interpretation: E/S

1:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.   Indigenous Chamber of Commerce of                 Universidad Nacional Autonoma de       777 United Nations
                      Mexico/Presentacion de la Cámara Empresarial      Mexico Programa Universitario Mexico   Plaza, 2nd Floor,
                      Indígena de México                                Nacion Multucultural                   Corner of 44th Street &
                                                                                                               1st Ave.) New York,
                                                                                                               NY 10017




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