From the handbook:

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is a culmination of decades of work to raise the profile of indigenous issues within the international community.

Table of Contents:

5 Background of UNPFII
5 Origins
6 Mandate
7 Membership
8 The Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (SPFII)
11 How UNPFII works
11 The annual session
11 Pre-sessional meeting
11 Duration and location
12 Participants
12 Agenda, theme and programme of work
13 Documents
14 Plenary sessions and meetings
Speakers, 14 | Indigenous caucuses, 15 | Specific meetings, 15 | Cultural and other special events, 17
18 Recommendations
19 The Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues
19 Expert workshops
20 Trust Fund for the Second International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People
21 Other Permanent Forum–related matters
21 The portfolio system
22 Meetings to further the mandate of UNFPII
22 Issues of concern
25 Practical information
25 Essential information for participants at the Forum’s annual session
25 Pre-registration and accreditation
26 Passport and visa
26 Travel
27 Accommodation
27 Security and grounds passes
27 Medical clearance/insurance
28 Local information

Handbook for Participants (UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues)