Symposium – Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – Feb 19-20

The Assembly of First Nations and the BC First Nations Leadership Council will host a two-day Symposium on “Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples” at the Chief Joe Mathias Centre in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Symposium will involve sessions on key provisions of the Declaration and on developing domestic and international strategies for using the Declaration to advance the causes of Indigenous Peoples. The Symposium will bring together Indigenous leaders and community members, international experts, legal counsel and technicians working with Indigenous organizations, and members of the academic community.

What: Symposium – Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

When: February 19 – 20, 2008
Where: Chief Joe Mathias Centre
100 Capilano Road
North Vancouver

Registration fee: $100

Registration, and a Symposium website with further details, will be available from January 14, 2008.

For more information, please contact:
Regina Toulouse
Assembly of First Nations
Phone: 613 241 6789
<mailto:rtoulouse@afn.ca>rtoulouse@afn.ca
<http://www.afn.ca/>www.afn.ca

Jackie Hartley
First Nations Summit
Phone: 604 926 9903
<mailto:jhartley@fns.bc.ca>jhartley@fns.bc.ca
<http://www.fns.bc.ca/>www.fns.bc.ca

Implementing the Un Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples