Peace Building and Well-being Processes to Contribute to the Eradication of Violence Against Indigenous Women

Start Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 16:30
End Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 18:00
The event co-organizers are Asio Indigenous Peoples Poet (A/PP), lnternotionol Indigenous Women's Forum (FIMI I1/WF) and UN Women, ACRO.

Conference Room B, United Nations Headquarters.

Opening Remarks:
FIMI representative 
  • Ms.NewOo Bangladesh Indigenous Women's Network {BIWN).  Topic: Progress in the wake of violence, disempowerment and development aggression:Experience from Bangladesh   
  • Ms. Celerina SanchezAlianza de Mujeres lndfgenas de CentroAmerica y Mexico
  • Ms. Buba Balkisou, Network for indigenous and Local Communities for sustainable management of forest ecosystems in Central Africa (REPALEAC Cameroon).Topic: Economic empowerment as a strategy to eradicate violenceMr. Rune FjellheimDirector General of Samediggi - Sarni Parliament (TBC)


  • Ms. Lakshmi PuriDeputy Executive Director of UN Women
  • Ms. Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
  • Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (TBC)


Ms. Cristiane Juliiio Pankararu, Brazil.

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