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In its resolution 30/4, the Human Rights Council requested the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to prepare a study on the right to health and indigenous peoples with a focus on children and youth and to present it to the Council at its thirty-third session.
The present study consists of a critical analysis of the content of the right to health vis-à-vis indigenous peoples and a review of the legal obligations of States and others in terms of fulfilling that right. Expert Mechanism advice No. 9 on the right to health and indigenous peoples is contained in the annex.

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UNPFII Sixteenth Session 24 April to 5 May 2017

Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: measures taken to implement the Declaration