The first Global Indigenous Youth Consultative Forum, in partnership with UNFAO, is currently being negotiated to take place in February, 2019.
Every year at the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Geneva, members of the youth caucus gather to participate and collaborate to bring forth the human rights challenges Indigenous youth face around the world.
International Workshop on Internship, Volunteers and Fellows (IVF) Programme to Empower Indigenous Youth to Contribute towards Achieving Zero Hunger (SDG2)
Taking place on September 24-25, 2018, this event aims at sustaining and scaling up the participation of indigenous peoples and indigenous youth in FAO’s IVF Programme, and it will draw on the experiences and lessons learned from the implementation of the FAO 2017 Indigenous internship programme.
The GIYC organizes a half-day workshop and a half-day preparatory meeting on the Sunday before each UNPFII session. These meetings introduce the mandate of the UNPFII and its method of work, as well as the GIYC’s method of work during the UNPFII session. During the following weeks, the youth caucus meets prior to the official…
I was born and bred in the cradle of Endorois tribe; near Lake Bogoria in a place called Sandai. The Endorois is agro-pastoralist Indigenous Tribe in central Rift Valley in Kenya. Learning about the rich cultural heritage as an Endorois has been a phenomenal journey. I have come a long way in the realization of…