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Open Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the United Nations - Deadline: 1 June 2018
NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline 1 June 2018.
The following link provides background information, the benefits and instructions how to apply: 
https://bit.ly/2ozYpVw

Every year the UNDP selects outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives for a sustainable development and awards the "Equator Prize":
http://www.revamping.equatorinitiative.org/

The importance of creating an international platform to protect the rights of Indigenous Peoples:
https://www.un.org/development/desa/undesavoice/feature/2018/04#39109

An important section regarding Indigenous Peoples on the UN website:
https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/