World Intellectual Property Organization Opens Diplomatic Conference

World Intellectual Property Organization Opens Diplomatic Conference

On Monday, May 13, 2024, the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva opened a much-anticipated Diplomatic Conference in which Member-States ...
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2024 Preparation Event for the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

On March 5, 2024, The Implementation Project hosted our annual preparation event focused on preparing for the UN Permanent Forum ...
Colorado Law Hosts UNPF Meeting on Indigenous Peoples in a Greening Economy

Colorado Law Hosts UNPF Meeting on Indigenous Peoples in a Greening Economy

Manuel Heart, Chairman of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, provides a welcome and blessing for participants.Photo credit: University of Colorado ...
Join Us At NCAI's 80th Annual Convention and Marketplace For Our Breakout Sessions This November

Join Us At NCAI’s 80th Annual Convention and Marketplace For Our Breakout Sessions This November

We hope you can join us in New Orleans this month for our two sessions at the National Congress of ...
Join us Wednesday, July 19, at EMRIP for our Side Event "Sacred Sites and Human Rights"

Join us Wednesday, July 19, at EMRIP for our Side Event “Sacred Sites and Human Rights”

The Implementation Project is heading to Geneva, Switzerland, for the annual session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the ...
UN Permanent Forum Side Event for “Advancing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”

UN Permanent Forum Side Event for “Advancing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”

On Monday, April 24th The Implementation Project held our UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Side Event titled “Advancing the UN Declaration on ...
The Implementation Project’s Annual Preparation Event in Advance of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

The Implementation Project’s Annual Preparation Event in Advance of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

On April 11th, The Implementation Project hosted our annual preparation event focused on preparing for the UN Permanent Forum on ...
UN Permanent Forum 2023 Registration – March 13th and April 4th Deadline

UN Permanent Forum 2023 Registration – March 13th and April 4th Deadline

Registration for this year’s session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is now open! ...
UN Permanent Forum  First Time Attendees – March 13 Deadline

UN Permanent Forum  First Time Attendees – March 13 Deadline

Tribal Leaders, Lawyers, Professors, and Colleagues, Are you or your organization planning to attend this year’s session of the UN Permanent ...
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Preparing for Upcoming Indigenous Knowledge Consultations

In fall of 2022, as an adjunct event to the National Congress of American Indians 79th Annual Convention, The Implementation ...
New to the Team: Mason Estes

New to the Team: Mason Estes

Mason Estes has joined the NARF team as a Project Coordinator for The Implementation Project, a joint initiative of the ...
Panel on Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Cultural Expressions

Panel on Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Cultural Expressions

Tribal leaders, cultural knowledge holders, and tribal government staff are invited to attend a free event in Sacramento, CA on ...
Building the Next Generation of Indigenous Rights Advocates

Building the Next Generation of Indigenous Rights Advocates

Event Details: Indigenous Youth and Human RightsRegister: https://forms.gle/xkFGgUZajePFYysD7 When: Weds, October 12, 2022, 6-8PM Where: Wolf Law Building, Room 206 ...
Pawnee Nation Passes Landmark “Pawnee Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act”

Pawnee Nation Passes Landmark “Pawnee Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act”

On May 12, 2022, the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma took an historic step in the movement toward achieving implementation of ...
How Native Hawai’i Can Implement the UN Declaration

How Native Hawai’i Can Implement the UN Declaration

Next week, The Implementation Project (TIP) in partnership with the Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, ...
At the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

At the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Supporting Tribal Leaders on FPIC, Language Rights, Repatriation, and Accountability for Human Rights Violations During Boarding School Era May 2, ...
Webinars on the United Nations

Webinars on the United Nations

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues held its Twenty-First Session (UNPFII21), from April 25 through May 6, 2022, ...
Project-Affiliated Position Announcement

Project-Affiliated Position Announcement

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER LAW SCHOOL: AMERICAN INDIAN LAW PROGRAMFELLOWSHIP IN AMERICAN INDIAN LAW POSITION INFORMATION:The American Indian Law Program ...
Intertribal Resolutions Call for the United States to Take Action

Intertribal Resolutions Call for the United States to Take Action

Two of the nation’s most prominent intertribal organizations – the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and the Inter-Tribal Council ...
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Tribal Governments Lead the Way on the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

Cherokee Nation holds the World’s First Event and Promotes Intertribal Resolution By Ariel Barbieri-Aghib, Law Student, University of Colorado Tribal ...
Oklahoma Workshops Support Tribal Implementation of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Oklahoma Workshops Support Tribal Implementation of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

In Fall 2021, the Implementation Project partnered with the Pawnee Nation and the Cherokee Nation to offer workshops about the ...
Inter-Tribal Workshop: Implementing UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Inter-Tribal Workshop: Implementing UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Dear Tribal Leader, On November 10, 2021 the Pawnee Nation will host an InterTribal workshop on the United Nations Declaration ...
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Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change: Preparing for COP26

On October 20, 2021, the American Indian Law Program at Colorado Law hosted a webinar panel on Indigenous Peoples and ...
Lawyering the Indian Child Welfare Act: Colorado Law American Indian Law Program Hosts ICWA Experts, Talk About Brackeen Case

Lawyering the Indian Child Welfare Act: Colorado Law American Indian Law Program Hosts ICWA Experts, Talk About Brackeen Case

Please join the American Indian Law Program and guest speakers Matthew Fletcher and Wenona Singel for a talk on the Indian Child Welfare Act, ...
Tribal Implementation Toolkit Available April 12

Tribal Implementation Toolkit Available April 12

Join Us for the Launch Event!United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:Tribal Implementation Toolkit Monday, April 12, 2021 ...
Joint Project of Colorado Law and Native American Rights Fund Earns Support of National Congress of American Indians to Help Promote the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Joint Project of Colorado Law and Native American Rights Fund Earns Support of National Congress of American Indians to Help Promote the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Fawn Sharp, President, National Congress of American Indians. Photo Credit: National Congress of American Indians The National Congress of American ...
Webinar Series Addresses Indigenous Rights Through Intellectual Property Lens

Webinar Series Addresses Indigenous Rights Through Intellectual Property Lens

Informational flyer circulated to promote the webinar series. The University of Colorado Law School, the Native American Rights Fund, and ...
Virtual Lecture Opportunity – The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Vehicle of Reform in the United States

Virtual Lecture Opportunity – The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Vehicle of Reform in the United States

Dean S. James Anaya of the University of Colorado Law School will lead a virtual lecture on the United Nations ...

2020 World Indigenous Peoples Day Interview with Walter Echo-Hawk

Walter Echo-Hawk and NARF Summer Law Clerk, Taylor Schad Since 1995, the United Nations has designated August 9th as the ...
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation's Statement on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ...
Panel Highlights Pandemia and Indigenous Communities: the meaning of COVID-19 for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Abya Yala

Panel Highlights Pandemia and Indigenous Communities: the meaning of COVID-19 for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Abya Yala

On May 27, 2020, the Promise Institute for Human Rights brought together experts for a virtual panel discussing the meaning ...
EMRIP Study on Indigenous Languages

EMRIP Study on Indigenous Languages

This study outlines international and regional standards on indigenous peoples’ rights to language and culture, describes the relationship between indigenous ...
UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Launches Study on COVID-19 Pandemic on Indigenous Peoples

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Launches Study on COVID-19 Pandemic on Indigenous Peoples

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Launches Study on COVID-19 Pandemic on Indigenous Peoples ...
Implementation Conference Report Available at the CU Law Review

Implementation Conference Report Available at the CU Law Review

The Conference Report from the Project’s March 2019 gathering, is now available in the CU Law Review in February 2020 ...
UN EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RELEASES STATEMENT ON COVID-19

UN EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RELEASES STATEMENT ON COVID-19

COVID-19 yet another challenge for indigenous peoples: Statement by the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) is ...
UBC Hosts Seminar on Implementing the Right to Repatriation under the Declaration

UBC Hosts Seminar on Implementing the Right to Repatriation under the Declaration

The United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), held a meeting at the First Nations House ...
British Columbia becomes 1st Canadian province to pass UN Indigenous rights declaration

British Columbia becomes 1st Canadian province to pass UN Indigenous rights declaration

British Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to pass legislation implementing the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples ...
Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission holds hearings to assess the mistreatment of Navajo and Native American students using UN Declaration

Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission holds hearings to assess the mistreatment of Navajo and Native American students using UN Declaration

St. Michaels, Navajo Nation (ARIZ)–The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission (”Commission”) in partnership with Department of Diné Education and Diné ...
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Washington State Attorney General Ferguson Releases Tribal Consent Policy

Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a new policy that requires the Attorney General’s Office to obtain free, prior and ...
Carpenter speaks at UN General Assembly Kickoff

Carpenter speaks at UN General Assembly Kickoff

Speaking on behalf of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), of which she serves ...