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Indigenous peoples are ‘moral compass of humanity,’ special UN General Assembly meeting told

President Evo Morales Ayma of Bolivia, addresses the General Assembly high-level event to mark the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

25 April 2017 – Endorsement of the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples does not equal implementation, speakers told the UN General Assembly today at a special meeting to celebrate the Declaration’s tenth anniversary and renew commitment to its tenets as a vital solution …

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António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017

SG Anthony Guetaras official portrait

António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017. Having witnessed the suffering of the most vulnerable people on earth, in refugee camps and in war zones, the Secretary-General is determined to make human dignity the core of his work, and to serve as …

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