3/31/2005

UCTP Resolution Concerning the Participation of Caribbean Indigenous Peoples in the International System

UCTP Taino News - In recognition of the spring equinox, and United Confederation of Taino People Day (March 27), the UCTP issued a resolution reaffirming UCTP commitment to promoting the participation of Caribbean Indigenous Peoples within the United Nations System and other international forums.

The resolution, UCTP/Res./21.03.2005, was issued in accordance with the 1998 Declaration of the UCTP. The UCTP resolution was presented to the Secretariat of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues as well as Caribbean Governments, and several United Nations agencies as part of the UCTP’s preparations for the upcoming meeting of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues this May at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

The UCTP resolution will be available for public distribution shortly and posted at the UCTP web portal under the heading “UCTP Governmental Relations and Recognition” at
http://www.uctp.org/#2 .