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EVENTS: HABITAT III

Habitat III: Indigenous Peoples' Roundtable

Quito, Ecuador: Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Room 21

Wednesday, October 19, 1:00pm–3:00pm

This roundtable is hosted by the Indigenous Peoples Partner Constituent Group of the General Assembly of Partners, in order to create a space for indigenous peoples’ representation in the Habitat III process and deepening the common knowledge and perspective on urban challenges and policy priorities affecting indigenous peoples. The event will be focused on the position of the indigenous peoples involved and consulted throughout the process of Habitat III, and well as in the different agendas concerning the promotion and defense of indigenous people’s rights, with the main objective being to include them and their communities in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the New Urban Agenda. View the objectives and questions here.

Panelists

Ms. Analucy Bengochea – Co-Chair, Indigenous Peoples Partner Constituency Group, General Assembly of Partners
Dr. Elifuraha Isaya Laltaika (moderator) – Professor, Tumaini University Makumira
Ms. Maria Eugenia Choque Quispe – Expert Member, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Mr. Rodger B. Boyd – Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Mr. Biswamohan Mohanty – Organisation for Rural Reconstruction & Integrated Social Service Activities (ORRISSA)
Dr. Perla Gómez Gallardo – Chairperson, Commission on Human Rights of the Federal District (Mexico City)
Ms. Teanna Ducharme – Nisga’a Youth Ambassador Program, Nisga’a Nation
Mr. Roger Torres – Sub-Commissioner, Comisión Permanente de Contingencias (COPECO)
Ms. Ingrid Gamboa – Leader, Grupo Iseri Ibagari