Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages 8-10 January 2008

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Expert Group Meeting on Indigenous Languages 8-10 January 2008, UN Headquarters, Conference Room 7

January 3, 2008
This Expert Group Meeting is being organized in accordance with ECOSOC decision 2007/244, which authorized a three-day international expert group meeting on indigenous languages and requested that the results of the meeting be reported to the Permanent Forum at its seventh session.
more information Hide This Expert Group Meeting is being organized in accordance with ECOSOC decision 2007/244, which authorized a three-day international expert group meeting on indigenous languages and requested that the results of the meeting be reported to the Permanent Forum at its seventh session.

The EGM will be attended by indigenous experts, UNPFII members as well as interested Member States, UN Agencies, Indigenous Peoples' Organizatinos, Non-Governmental Organizations. As of Friday 4 January, registration is closed.

Practical information for participants

The Meeting will begin at 10 AM on Tuesday 8 January in Conference Room 7 at UN Headquarters. Participants who have already registered and who do not have UN passes must enter the UN through the Visitor's Entrance at 1st. Avenue and 45th. Street. After going through security, participants should look for a table in the Lobby with a UNPFII sign, where they can pick up their passes, which are necessary to have access to the conference rooms. Passes must be picked up between 9 and 10 AM on Tuesday morning in Lobby of the Visitors' Entrance.

The meeting times will be the following throughout the three days.

Morning Session: 10 AM – 1 PM

Afternoon Session 3 PM – 6 PM

Contact: Broddi Sigurdarson email: sigurdarson[at]un.org
Click here to view the documents related to the meeting.
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