The High-level Meeting of the General Assembly, to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples will take place on 22 September and on the afternoon of 23 September 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York according to resolutions A/RES/65/198 and A/RES/66/296. The World Conference shall result in a concise, action-oriented outcome document, taking account of the views of both Member States and indigenous peoples. The conference Outcome Document should contribute to the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples, pursue the objectives of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and promote the achievement of all internationally agreed development goals. Please, read the following instructions carefully:
- Registration is open for: Organizations and institutions of indigenous peoples; non-governmental organizations in consultative status with ECOSOC; relevant non-governmental and civil society organizations, academic institutions, national human rights institutions and the private sector.
- First-time users of this registration system, or if you forgot your login details, will need to create a new profile by clicking here. Verification of new profiles can take up 48 hours.
- Pre-registered participants approved to participate at the high-level plenary meeting will receive a confirmation letter after the deadline.
- The deadline for pre-registration is 23 July 2014.
- Please note that pre-registration does not guarantee entry into any of the meetings
- Participants who have pre-registered will be advised if their registration has been successful at the conclusion of this process. Participants who have been approved will receive a confirmation letter which they must present at UN Headquarters in September, during the on-site registration.
- The United Nations is not in a position to fund travel expenses or accommodation to the High-Level meeting.
- Participants are responsible for visa and other necessary arrangements required for the entry in the country where the meeting takes place.
- Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements.