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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

First Indigenous Australian woman elected to a United Nations body

Countries in the UN's Economic and Social Council have elected Megan Davis to become a member of the UN's Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Ms Davis was nominated by the Federal Government for this three year post, and is director of the Indigenous Law Centre at the University of New South Wales and a PhD researcher at the Australian National University.

Ms Davis is the first Indigenous Australian woman to be elected to a United Nations body and will join the UN's Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in 2011. The Forum advises on issues including Indigenous economic and social development, culture, health and human rights.

Contacts

Simon Couper
Media Contact ANU
Ph: (02) 6125 4171
Mobile: 0416 249 241

or

Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
United Nations
2 UN Plaza
Room DC2-1454
New York, NY, 10017
Ph: 1 917 367 5100
Fax: 1 917 367 5102
Email: indigenous_un@un.org

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Last updated: 24 May 2010
 
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