NEFIN Climate Change Partnership Program facilitated a discussion on the issues of indigenous peoples in Emission Reduction Program Document (ERPD) of Nepal. Indigenous peoples representatives of the proposed REDD+ piloting area (e.i.12 district of lowland/ Tarai) came up with the Position Statement. We submitted the Position Statement to the REDD Implementation Centre (RIC) of Nepal. The statement mainly urge the relevant government agencies and actors to ensure indigenous peoples rights in climate change actions and REDD+ piloting in particular.Read More
DHAKA, Bangladesh: From 23 to 24 October 2013, a national level consultation of indigenous peoples (IPs) on REDD+ readiness took place in Dhaka. Among those present were Raja Devasish Roy, the Chakma Chief, 43 IPs representing different constituencies across the country, Md. Yunus Ali, the Chief Conservator of Forests in Bangladesh and his deputy Haradhan […]Read More
The International Women’s Earth and Climate Summit was held in New York from September 20-23 to take bold action on climate change and craft a Women’s Climate Action Agenda. The summit brought together 100 woman delegates from all the world–grassroots activists, business leaders, former heads of state, scientists, government officials, indigenous leaders, teachers and community […]Read More
3 June 2013, Bonn, Germany On behalf of International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC), we would like to express the following issues and concerns: 1. All climate change adaptation and mitigation policies, strategies, actions and programmes must respect the collective rights of indigenous peoples to forests, land, territories and resources in line with […]Read More
Closing Statement International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) SBSTA Working Group on REDD+ 25th May 2012, Bonn, Germany Thank you chair for the opportunity to present Indigenous Peoples’ views. Indigenous Peoples live from the forests and forests depend on us. Our traditional forest management, conservation and livelihood practices such as shifting cultivation and […]Read More
The UN-REDD Programme highlights partner country progress in the areas of free, prior and informed consent, environmental and social safeguards and participatory carbon monitoring for REDD+ at Norway’s first bi-annual REDD+ Exchange. Three and a half years after Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg announced Norway’s commitment to provide funding for REDD at the Bali summit in […]Read More
KATHMANDU, August 2019 — A three-day event titled “South Asia Sub-Regional Meeting” was organized in...
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