Study on treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements
between States and indigenous populations
Commission on Human Rights decision 1996/109
At its 52nd meeting, on 19 April 1996, the Commission on Human Rights, taking note of decision 1995/118 of 24 August 1995, and recalling resolutions 1989/38 of 1 September 1989 and 1990/28 of 31 August 1990 and decisions 1991/11 of 29 August 1991, 1992/110 of 27 August 1992 and 1994/116 of 26 August 1994 of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, decided, without a vote, to endorse the recommendation of the Sub-Commission to request the Special Rapporteur, Mr. Miguel Alfonso Martínez, to submit a third report on the study on treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements between States and indigenous populations to the Working Group at its fourteenth session and to the Sub-Commission at its forty-eighth session and a final report to both bodies at their fifteenth and forty-ninth sessions respectively. The Commission also decided, without a vote, to request the Secretary-General to give the Special Rapporteur all the assistance necessary to enable him to continue and conclude his study, in particular by providing for specialized research assistance and for the necessary visits to Geneva for consultation with the Centre for Human Rights, and the resources necessary for a field mission to examine in situ the contemporary significance of a historic treaty in one country, to be determined in consultation with the Government concerned, as a practical example for inclusion in the final report.