April 19, 2020

Joint Submission to the 13th session of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Joint Submission to the 13th session of the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

CEMiPoS and the Citizens’ Alliance for the Examination of Ainu Policy have submitted a report to the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples about the Ainu people’s right to the repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains.

From the OHCHR Website: “The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is preparing a report on Repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Human Rights Council resolution 33/25, paragraph 2b). The Expert Mechanism will present a draft of this report for discussion at its 13th session (8 to 12 June 2020). A final version will be presented to the Human Rights Council at its forty-fifth session (September 2020).”

You can read our submission here.