Joint Intervention by ASK,CHTC and others at 14th Session of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The 14th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) took place at UN Headquarters in New York from 20 April-1 May 2015.

On 30 April 2015, Meghna Guhathakurta on behalf of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK),CHTC, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA), Shimin Gaikou Centre, Sami Parliament of Sweden, Sami Parliament of Norway, Saami Council and Inuit Circumpolar Council, Greenland submitted a statement about the human rights situation of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh under Agenda Item 7: Human Rights: ( a) Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples (with specific focus on economic, social and cultural rights).

The 14th Session of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Joint Intervention by ASK, CHTC and others