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Protection of the heritage of indigenous people

Commission on Human Rights decision 1995/108

At its 53rd meeting, on 3 March 1995, the Commission on Human Rights, noting resolution 1994/48 of 26 August 1994 of the Subcommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, decided, without a vote, to endorse the request to the Secretary-General to submit the principles and guidelines annexed to the preliminary report of the Special Rapporteur, Ms. Erica-Irene Daes, to indigenous people's organizations, communities and nations, as well as to Governments, specialized agencies and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations concerned, for their comments; the request to the Special Rapporteur to prepare her final report on the basis, inter alia, of the comments and information received and to submit it to the Subcommission at its forty-seventh session; and the request to the Secretary-General to provide the Special Rapporteur with the necessary assistance to enable her to carry out her mandate successfully. The Commission recommended to the Economic and Social Council the following draft decision for adoption:

[For the text, see chap. I, sect. B, draft decision 39, and chap. XIX.]

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