the Government would like to see effective participation by indigenous peoples in the World Conference.
At the same meeting, the statements were madeby the representatives of Japan, France, Bolivia and Finland and .
The representatives of the UnitedStates, South Africa and the Czech Republic, as well as , made statements.
Canada, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Peru and Switzerland.
During the ensuing interactive dialogue the representatives of Cuba, India,Ireland(on behalf of the European Union) and Pakistan, and the observers for Canada, Côte d'Ivoire and Guyana addressed questions to the Special Rapporteur,
to which he responded.
Also at the same meeting, statements were made by the representatives of Spain, Germany, Botswana, Japan, France, Portugal, the United Kingdom, Bulgaria,the Netherlands, the Russian Federation and Kenya, as well as .
to ensure the participation of aboriginal people in development. In that regard, he mentioned the participation of indigenous people on environmental assessment and regulatory boards and in land claim settlement agreements, which provided for land, financial resources and agreed access to natural resources, and various forms of self-government.
Statements were made by the representatives of Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil( on behalf of the Rio Group and Portuguese-speaking countries), Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Ireland( on behalf of the European Union), Mexico, Morocco, Nepal,Pakistan and the Syrian Arab Republic, as well as by and Qatar on behalf of the Group of 77 and China.
Seventeen members of the CGE( from Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, Chile, the European Union, Finland, Japan, Swaziland, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkmenistan and the United Republic of Tanzania), including three experts representing UNDP, UNEP andthe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change( IPCC), as well as , attended the meeting.
Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
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