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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2024

August 9 All day

On 23 December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided, in its resolution 49/214, that the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People shall be observed on 9 August every year. The date marks the first meeting, in 1982, of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations.

The International Day observance will take place online on Friday, 9 August 2024.

This year’s theme is: Protecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples in Voluntary Isolation and Initial Contact

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