Building an Inclusive, Sustainable and Resilient Future with Indigenous Peoples: A Call to Action

In November 2020, the fifth anniversary of the SWAP-Indigenous Peoples, CEB took the opportunity to revitalize the action plan and strengthen collective and coherent UN system efforts by endorsing a call to action on building an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future with indigenous peoples. The call to action was developed through the Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues and and approved by the High-level Committee on Programmes. The call to action affirms the Executive Heads’ commitment to supporting Member States in the promotion, protection and realization of the rights of indigenous peoples and redoubling efforts to ensure collaborative and coherent United Nations system action to support the rights and well-being of indigenous peoples. It aims to:  

  • ensure more systematic participation of indigenous peoples in United Nations processes and initiatives that affect them;  

  • strengthen targeted actions at the country level to support the rights of indigenous peoples and learning from good practices;  

  • ensure greater accountability and visibility for the action plan; and 

  • strengthen the disaggregation of data on indigenous peoples to ensure greater visibility of indigenous peoples and their situation. 

Additional information can be found on the Indigenous Peoples topic page

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Chief Executives Board (CEB)
  • High-Level Committee on Programmes (HLCP)
  • Joint Statements

Documents

  • Building an Inclusive, Sustainable and Resilient Future with Indigenous Peoples: A Call to Action

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