June 28, 2021: Gonèk’e: Our Land – UNDRIP and Modern Treaties. 

What are the implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) on modern treaty implementation—and vice versa? In a panel discussion moderated by Dëneze Nakehk'o (Dene Nahjo) and drawing from audience questions, the following experts will present their perspectives on relationship between UNDRIP and modern treaties in Canada:

Hayden King (Ryerson University) will speak on the importance of a monitoring mechanism for UNDRIP implementation in relation to modern treaties

John B. Zoe (Tlicho Government) will present the ways UNDRIP can be used as a tool to build on Indigenous strengths in treaty implementation

Jennifer Duncan (Duncan & Co) will provide an overview of her experiences at the UN permanent forum on Indigenous Peoples and Treaty negotiations

Matt Mehaffey (Mehaffey Consulting) will speak to the relationship between Treaty financing and UNDRIP


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