The Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples is seeking information in preparation for his upcoming country visit to Colombia which will take place from 5 to 15 March 2024.
Pursuant to his mandate established by the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur promotes the effective protection of the rights of Indigenous Peoples, gathers good practices and identifies challenges in terms of implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and makes constructive and concrete recommendations in relation to areas where there may be room for improvement in the enjoyment of Indigenous Peoples’ rights.
In accordance with the established practice of mandate-holders of the Human Rights Council, the Special Rapporteur welcomes all relevant submissions that indigenous organisations and other stakeholders may wish to transmit for his consideration in preparation of this visit, such as:
- Recent analytical reports or surveys relating to the mandate of the Special Rapporteur and the concerned county
- Information on relevant policies, programmes and legal framework in Colombia
- Priority issues/concerns and situations that warrant the attention of the Special Rapporteur in view of its mandate
- Suggestions on issues to examine and related locations to visit in Colombia
Contact information for organisations and representatives to meet in different locations in Colombia.
Responses should be submitted by 16 February 2024
Email subject line:
Country Visit to Colombia
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