Steering Committee meeting - 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
With reference to the UNGA Resolution (Ref.: A/RES/71/178) on “Rights of Indigenous Peoples” proclaiming the 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages and the UNPFII invitation (E/C.19/2017/L.7) to prepare a comprehensive Action Plan, UNESCO as a lead UN Agency, is planning to organize a consultative meeting from 11 to 12 December 2017 at its Headquarters in Paris, France.
A major objective of the meeting is to establish a Steering Committee for the organization of the 2019 Year and elaboration of a joint Action Plan. The comprehensive Action Plan will be presented at the upcoming 17th session of the UNPFII in April 2018.