Media Advisory

20 June 2012

Indigenous Peoples Set to Deliver Kari-Oca II Declaration to Rio+20 Leaders


ndn-rights-rio-2-150x150Indigenous Peoples will march to the United Nations Rio+20 Summit tomorrow to deliver the historic Kari-Oca II Declaration to the Rio+20 Secretary-General, Sha Zukang.

Ratified by over five hundred Indigenous Peoples from Brazil and throughout the world, the Kari-Oca II declaration demands respect for Indigenous Peoples’ rights and the dignity of Mother Earth and condemns the Green Economy as the privatization of Life.

The declaration is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese here:


TIME: 11:30AM – 12:15

PLACE:  RIO CENTRO, Flagpole Area between Pavilion 3 and 5

PHOTOS AND VISUALS: Indigenous Peoples will be in ceremonial regalia.

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