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Joint News Release: NWT Council of Leaders working together to implement UNDRIP

On Wednesday March 29th, 2023, after years in the making, the GNWT introduced an act that would implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Passed by the United Nations in 2007, this declaration includes cultural, land and economic rights.

“…With the introduction of this new legislation to further implement the UN Declaration, we are building an NWT where the human rights of Indigenous Peoples are respected, celebrated and included in every aspect of society.” – Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories (Twitter)

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nwt-implementing-undrip-1.6795654
https://cabinradio.ca/124995/news/politics/nwt-introduces-act-to-implement-un-declaration/

Download the Joint Release PDF here:
https://www.gov.nt.ca/


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