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Land Defenders & Water Protectors

  • 777 UN Plaza New York, New York 11225 (map)

Seventh Generation Fund for Indigenous Peoples invites you to a special side event during the U.N. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues focusing on critical land defense and water protection issues in the Indigenous world. 

This dialogue will include responses to the UNPFII 2017 theme regarding the 10th anniversary and implementation of the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 

The evening will be dedicated to the late Arthur Manuel (Secwepemc) of the Seventh Generation Fund board of directors - a renowned Indigenous frontline leader in the (Canada/North of the Medicine Line) national and international advocacy arenas.

Refreshments will be served, Spanish/English translation provided.