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9 August: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – 2022 and its Significance

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed every year on 9 August. This campaign aims to raise awareness and protect the rights of indigenous populations throughout the world. As part of this event, indigenous people are also recognized for their achievements and contributions to improving world issues such as environmental preservation. In December 1994, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed it, commemorating the first meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations under the Sub-Commission on Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in 1982.

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