Vicky Tauli-Corpuz

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Tauli-Corpuz has been U.N. special rapporteur since 2014. She received the Gabriela Silang Award in 2009 from the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples in 2009 in her native Philippines in recognition of her work at the forefront of the struggle for indigenous peoples’ rights. She served as chair of the U.N. Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues from 2005-2009. She is the founder of Tebtebba, the Indigenous People’s International Centre for Policy Research and Education.