Rodolfo Stavenhaven


Rodolfo Stavenhagen

Nation State: Mexico
Language(s): English / Spanish
UN Region: Latin America and the Caribbean

RODOLFO STAVENHAGEN ... is a Mexican sociologist. He is a professor-researcher at El Colegio de México, a former Deputy Director General of UNESCO, and the current United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people. He was appointed to this position by the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in 2001 through Resolution 2001/57. Source: accessed April 2, 2007

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples

CV - El Colegio de México [in Spanish]

  Rodolfo Stavenhagen  Mililani Trask

Dialogue between:
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Igorot, Philippines
Mililani Trask, Kanaka Maoli, Sovereign Nation of Hawai'i, USA
Rodolfo Stavenhagen, Mexico

This dialogue presents an overview of a recent visit which was conducted by the Special UN Rapporteur for the fundamental freedoms and human rights of indigenous peoples - he came to do a mission in the Philippines last December 1 - 11, 2002 and in this visit of the special Rapporteur, Tebtebba and various other Indigenous Peoples' organizations and NGO's in the Philippines helped organize his visit to the communities.


Documents and reports - Visit to the Philippines by Professor Rodolfo Stavenhagen, UN Special Rapporteur for the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Additional links for Rodolfo Stavenhagen on this site:

Appeal for adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples and Health: A Briefing Paper For The Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues Prepared by the Committee on Indigenous Health
Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, First Session, 13-24 May 2002, New York Item 6 of the provisional agenda

Report of the Chair of the Working Group to prepare the proposed American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Populations
Rodolfo Stavenhagen, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of Indigenous People Recommends that mechanisms should be created to include indigenous populations in the drafting of international legal instruments.

First Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues; UN, New York, May 13, 2002; Speech/Discurso - in Spanish


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