2022 HRC Resolution on the human rights and Indigenous Peoples
Analysis of precedential value
This UN Human Rights Council (HRC) resolution was adopted without a vote in October 2022. The HRC is composed of elected representatives from 47 Member States; together, they are responsible for coordinating investigations of and responses to human rights violations.
Used as precedent
key and vulnerable populations
“Bearing in mind the importance of supporting the empowerment and building the capacity of indigenous women, young persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, persons in vulnerable situations and children, in accordance with their age and maturity, including for their full and effective participation in decision-making processes in matters that affect them directly, including policies, programmes and resources, where relevant, that target their well-being, in particular in the areas of universal and equitable access to quality public services, health services, mental health, food security and improved nutrition, including through family farming, education, employment and the transmission of languages and traditional knowledge, innovations and practices, and also the importance of taking measures to promote awareness and understanding of their rights” (p. 3)