UN stresses need to protect indigenous peoples

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/8/11 9:21:31

Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a Cree Chief from Canada, addresses an event marking International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on Aug. 9, 2017. The UN on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, by stressing the need to eliminate discrimination, marginalization and encroachment on their basic rights. (Xinhua/Ma Jianguo)


 

UN Deputy Secretary-General Liu Zhenmin, who is responsible for economic and social affairs, addresses an event marking International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on Aug. 9, 2017. The UN on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, by stressing the need to eliminate discrimination, marginalization and encroachment on their basic rights. (Xinhua/Ma Jianguo)


 

Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild, a Cree Chief from Canada, attends an event marking International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on Aug. 9, 2017. The UN on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, by stressing the need to eliminate discrimination, marginalization and encroachment on their basic rights. (Xinhua/Ma Jianguo)


 


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