UN policies on indigenous peoples

Universally adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2007, the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples (http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/documents/DRIPS_en.pdf) (UNDRIP) provides the minimal standard for engaging with indigenous peoples.

UN specialized agencies are requested by this instrument to contribute to the full realization of the provisions of the UNDIRP in their work. In response to this demand, the following policies have been adopted by the different UN institutions:

 

Other relevant UN standard-setting instruments include:

 

 

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