“A Human Rights-based Approach is Key to Addressing the Global Biodiversity and Climate Crises”:
A Hybrid Side Event on Indigenous Peoples’ Initiatives and Actions in the Context of the Paris Agreement and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
Under the key theme “Building a Green, Healthy and Resilient Future with Forests”, the fifteenth World Forestry Congress, held from 2 to 6 May 2022 in Korea, provided a platform
25 April 2022 Authors: Lakpa Nuri Sherpa, Environment Programme Coordinator, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Celina Yong, Regional Technical Advisor & Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, Climate & Forests Programme, UNDP Oda Almas
The European Commission must recognise deforestation is not only about the environment but human rights, especially for indigenous peoples.
Karen Indigenous Women’s Group members of Mae Yod Village from Northern Thailand articulates their forest voices in their indigenous language.
“Our roots, our language!
Mother tongue education for our future!”