The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on August 9 each year to promote and protect the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. The commemoration takes place in recognition of the first meeting of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations in Geneva in 1982.
August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The theme this year is “Indigenous peoples’ migration and movement” to highlight the situation of migration & transborder movements of #indigenouspeoples. More info: https://t.co/fKC2g6w86D #IndigenousPeoplesDay pic.twitter.com/t0RrrFOoFj
— UNPFII (@UN4Indigenous) July 23, 2018