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NEW YORK You are invited to join the e-discussion dialogue with Indigenous Peoples addressing "Indigenous Peoples and inequalities in the post 2015 development agenda."
This is your opportunity to voice your dissatisfaction on the United States not formally signing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Rights.
The time has been extended to provide an opportunity to receive recommendations, comments, your point of view, and will be registered in time for the United Nations report in early 2015.
This is a good reason to involve young people into our advocacy activities at the international levels, making the connection to the work on the ground; act local, think global!
Your input should concentrate on the importance of culture as an integral component of sustainable development as well as Indigenous Peoples' rights.
The discussion is taking place online Here
Here are two questions that you can answer:
This is your opportunity to voice your dissatisfaction on the United States not formally signing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Rights. Even though President Obama verbally endorsed the Declaration two years ago, there has been no formality to the United States participation in written form.
posted December 17, 2012 8:20 am est