ERI Statements at 42nd Human Rights Council Session

ERI intern Ciara Church delivering a statement during the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council

ERI made several statements at the recent session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

A Statement was delivered relating to indigenous issues in Peru which highlighted the impacts of the degradation of the traditional territories of Peru’s indigenous peoples through deforestation and illegal mining.

Two statements were delivered on indigenous issues in Australia. One statement related to the incarceration of indigenous children and a second statement called for a greater effort to preserve indigenous languages.

A statement was also made during the formal adoption of the report of the UPR of Dominica which took place in May. (scroll down to item 15 to view the webcast of the statement)

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