SDG Indicators Position Paper from the Indigenous Peoples Major Group

SDG Indicators Position Paper from the Indigenous Peoples Major Group

The position paper of the Indigenous Peoples Major Group and their recommendation on indicators to monitor the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. This document will be submitted to the meetings of the UN Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues (October 22-23) and the UN Inter-agency Expert Group on SDG Indicators (October 27-28) leading towards the adoption of SDG indicators in March 2016.

This is one of the outcomes of a conference held in Copenhagen on October 8-9 organised by IWGIA and the Center for Development Cooperation with Indigenous Peoples which reviewed 1) participation of indigenous peoples in the SDGs process, 2) the General Assembly document - Transforming Our World - the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 3) urgent and future actions by Indigenous Peoples.