Date: Feb 28, 2013 - Mar 1, 2013
Where: El Cajon, CA
About the Event:
World Conference on Indigenous Peoples North America Preparatory Meeting
Sycuan Resort, Kumeyaay Territory
3007 Dehesa Rd
El Cajon, CA 92019
The United Nations will host a World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in September, 2014 in New York, NY. The focus of this high level meeting is to share perspectives and best practices on the realization of the rights of indigenous peoples and to pursue the objectives of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoles.
Leading up to this conference, North American members of the Global Coordinating Group (GCG), appointed by the North American Indigenous Peoples' Caucus (NAIPC), will host a planning meeting February 28-March 1, 2013 at the Sycuan Resort near San Diego, CA (in traditional Kumeyaay Territory).
The room rates are $99 plus 8% tax per room per night ($106.92). Reservations need to be made by February 11, 2013
. For special rate, mention that you are with the NAIPC. For more hotel information and to make a reservation call Sycuan Resort at 1-800-457-5568 or visit online: www.sycuanresort.com
Alternative lodging can be found in the area including a Super 8, 471 Magnolia Ave., El Cajon, CA 92020 (1-855-799-6862). Please note however, that special rates have not been negotiated with any hotels other than the Sycuan Resort.
Please register soon, and not later than February 22, 2013. Click here
to register now!
The specific agenda for this preparatory meeting has yet to be determined. Please contact Debra Harry at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
In preparation for this meeting, please familiarize yourself with the UN Mechanism on Indigenous Peoples and/or read and study the relevant documents such as those associated with the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Modalities Resolution, and others, such as those related to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
A separate registration process is available for the North American Indigenous Peoples' Caucus Preparatory Meeting to be held at the same location March 2 to 3, 2013. Please register for this event by clicking here
NCAI Contact Information: Derrick Beetso, Staff Attorney - email@example.com