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Alta Outcome Document
Alta Outcome Document (English)
Documento Final adoptado en Alta (Español)
Document final d’Alta (Francais)
ИТОГОВЫЙ ДОКУМЕНТ (РУССКИЙ)
Region & Caucus Declarations
Africa Indigenous Peoples Declaration
Arctic Indigenous Peoples Declaration
Asia Indigenous Peoples Declaration
Foro Indígena de Abya Yala Declaration [EN]
North America Indigenous Peoples Declaration
Pacific Indigenous Peoples Declaration
Russian Indigenous Peoples Declaration
Global Indigenous Women’s Caucus Outcome Document
Global Indigenous Youth Caucus Outcome Document
The U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
The Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by the General Assembly on Thursday 13 September 2007, by a majority of 144 states in favour, 4 votes against (Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States) and 11 abstentions (Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Samoa and Ukraine). Click here to view the voting record.
A High-level commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was held on 17 May 2012. Click here to download the text of the resolution (A/RES/66/142) adopted by the General Assembly. For statements made during the High-level commemoration, please click here.
During the Durban Review Conference in April 2009, 182 States from all regions of the world reached consensus on an outcome document in which they “ Welcome[d] the adoption of the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples which has a positive impact on the protection of victims and, in this context, urge[d] States to take all necessary measures to implement the rights of indigenous peoples in accordance with international human rights instruments without discrimination…” (UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Outcome document of the Durban Review Conference, 24 April 2009, para. 73).