YuSU took part in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
YuSU took part in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Each year’s Forum centers on a specific theme–this year, it’s “Indigenous peoples, business, autonomy and  human rights principles of due diligence including free, prior and informed consent.”
Tatyana Dyatlova, coordinator of the Center for Northern Peoples of Yugra State University, vice-president of the Public Organization “Spasenie Yugry” of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Yugra, Associate Professor of the Institute of Digital Economy, took part in the 21st session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, which was held in a hybrid format from April 25 to May 6 at New York headquarters.
Tatiana Dyatlova told about the plans to establish the UNESCO Chair "Indigenous peoples in the context of globalization" at Yugra State University.
The purpose of the establishment of the UNESCO Chair is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning opportunities through the promotion of an integrated system of research and global education of indigenous peoples, in order to preserve their languages, culture and ethnic identity, facilitating the creation of alliances, intellectual, financial and technical international and regional cooperation, dissemination of best practices and knowledge sharing, as well as attraction of resources and development of operational partnerships.

 
"The implementation of this project will contribute not only to the cohesion of the academic community, but also to the support of language activists, to accumulate their potential in the preservation of indigenous languages," - Tatiana Dyatlova said.