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24/07/2016: TREATY MINISTER SEEN AS BLOCK TO INDIGENOUS RIGHTS

Submitted by admin2 on Sun, 24/07/2016 - 8:20pm

Iwi Māori have taken the government to task about its lack of implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Members of the Monitoring Mechanism, an independent working group set up by the National Iwi Chairs Forum, recently tabled their second report with the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a UN body comprising 5 experts on indigenous peoples’ rights that meets annually in Geneva. 

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