Indigenous Peoples

UN Mechanisms on Indigenous Peoples Statements

UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (April 6, 2020) : English | French | Spanish | Russian 

UNPFII Statement by the Chair of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on COVID- 19 (April 6 2020) English | Spanish | French 

Other UN Agencies: 

OHCHR Guidance Note on COVID-19 and indigenous peoples’ rights

OHCHR - Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, José Francisco Cali Tzay - English | French | Spanish

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) - Protecting Human Rights Amid COVID-19 Crisis 

UNDESA – COVID-19 Consideration indigenous peoples and COVID-19 Pandemic  

Virtual Meeting on Human Right Council - with High Commissioner for Human Rights to discuss human rights implications of COVID-19 

Joint briefing by the President of the General Assemble, the President of the Security Council, the Presidents of the Economic and Social Council and the Secretary General on COVID –19 (March 27, 2020) 

Shared Responsibility, Global Solidarity: Responding to the Socio-economic Impacts of COVID-19 (March 2020) 

OHCHR, Statement on COVID-19 by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (April 6, 2020) 

OHCHR, Messages on indigenous people and COVID-19 (April 6, 2020) 

OHCHR, Messages on Roma and COVID-19 (April 2020) 

United Nations Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19 

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) - United nation Coordination Appeal - Global Humanitarian Response Plan COVID-19 

Message of Ms Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, on the COVID pandemic 


UNDESA Policy Brief : Responses to the COVID-19 catastrophe could turn the tide on inequality 

UN framework for the immediate socio-economic response to COVID-19 

UNDP - Supporting Peru’s indigenous people in the fight against COVID-19