12 December, 2017

WCIP Outcome Document

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WCIP Outcome DocumentResolution submitted by the President of General Assembly
 
Outcome document of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples
 
1. We, the Heads of State and Government, ministers and representatives of Member States, reaffirming our solemn commitment to the purpose and principles of the Charter of the United Nations, in a spirit of cooperation with the indigenous peoples of the world, are assembled at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 22 and 23 September 2014, on the occasion of the high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly known as the World Conference on Indigneous Peoples, to reiterate the important and continuing role of the United Nations in promoting and protecting the rights of indigenous peoples.
2. We welcome the indigenous peoples' preparatory processes for the World Conference, including the Global Indigenous Preparatory Conference held in Alta, Norway, in June 2013. We take note of the outcome document of the Alta Conference and other contributions made by indigenous peoples. We also welcome the inclusive preparatory process for the high-level plenary meeting, including the comprehensive engagement of the representatives of indigenous peoples.
 
Download WCIP Outcome Document here.