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UPR32: Statement by Denmark. UPR on Republic of Macedonia. 24 January 2019.

16.08.2018  14:01


Universal Periodic Review, 32nd session
 Human Rights Council

UPR of Macedonia, 24 January 2019
 Intervention by Denmark

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Mr. President,

Denmark welcomes the delegation of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and thanks it for its presentation today.

Indigenous peoples are amongst the most marginalised populations around the world often facing discrimination and exploitative labour conditions violating their human rights. ILO convention 169 is an important tool in securing and strengthening international norms concerning the rights of indigenous peoples.

Denmark recommends the Government to ratify the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples convention No. 169 of the International Labour Organisation.

I thank you.