Knowledge Systems, Knowledge Diversity, Knowledge Societies: Towards a UNESCO Policy on Engaging with Indigenous Peoples

Videos of the launching event (UNESCO Paris, 10 November 2011)

Introductory Speech by Ms. Gretchen Kalonji, Assistant Director-General of UNESCO’s Natural Sciences sector, speaking on behalf of Ms. Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO


Ms Pilar Alvarez-Laso, Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences, and co-chair of the event (03m00)


Speech by Ms. Myrna Cunningham Kain (Nicaragua), Chair of the UN Permanent Forum


Speech by Mr. Vital Bambanze (Burundi), Chair of the UN Expert Mechanism on Indigenous People


Speech by Mr. James Anaya (USA), UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


Discussions (between audience and panel) following the speeches from the panel

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