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Voices of Indigenous Woman: Ms. Wanitchaya Kantayoung

Indigenous Women are the key practitioners, innovators, and holders of Indigenous Knowledge relating to their traditional livelihoods. They play a crucial role in preserving indigenous seeds, maintaining food security, and ensuring the well-being of community members. Indigenous Women are also the protagonists in ensuring the inter-generational transfer of knowledge and cultural values associated with seeds …

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The Classroom of Life [Thai]

ในหมู่บ้านชนเผ่าพื้นเมืองชาวปกาเกอะญอบ้านห้วยอีค่าง ซึ่งตั้งอยู่บนภูเขาทางตอนเหนือของประเทศไทย ทุกชีวิตเริ่มต้นในป่า เมื่อทารกคลอดออกมา สายสะดือของพวกเขาจะถูกใส่ไว้ในกระบอกไม้ไผ่และผูกไว้บนต้นไม้ผลที่มีความแข็งแรง

The Classroom of Life [English]

In the Indigenous Karen village of Huay Ee Khang, in the mountainous north of Thailand, all life starts in the forest: When a baby is born, its umbilical cord is placed in a bamboo container and hung on a healthy fruit tree.

The Classroom Of Life [Karen]

Noraeri is the first woman to head the village and the only female leader in the whole district of Mae Wang, located in the province of Chiang Mai. She belongs to the Karen Indigenous Peoples, which include a great variety of ethnic groups spread across Myanmar and Thailand.

“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 for around 10,000 participants from all over the world to discuss the fundamental role of forests in the global sustainable development agenda. Within the conference …

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A Hybrid Side Event on Indigenous Peoples’ Initiatives and Actions in the Context of the Paris Agreement and the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
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Southeast Asia Sub-Regional Report: Country Reports From Malaysia, Philippines, And Indonesia

Nationally Determined Contribution in Asia: Are governments recognizing the rights, roles and contributions of Indigenous Peoples? Using a gender and social inclusion approach, the sub-regional report considers whether each country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) includes specific reference to rights holders such as Indigenous Peoples, including those more marginalized, such as Indigenous women, youth, and persons …

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South Asia Sub-Regional Report: Country Reports From Bangladesh, India, And Nepal

Nationally Determined Contribution in Asia: Are governments recognizing the rights, roles and contributions of Indigenous Peoples? Using a gender and social inclusion approach, the sub-regional report considers whether each country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) includes specific reference to rights holders such as Indigenous Peoples, including those more marginalized, such as Indigenous women, youth, and persons …

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PRESS RELEASE: Failure to recognise indigenous rights will derail achievement of global climate pledges: case studies from Asia

A new study reveals that Nationally Determined Contributions, a cornerstone of the international framework aimed at addressing climate change, are likely to fail unless indigenous peoples’ rights to their land, forests, waters and territorial management are included. As representatives of governments meet for the Bonn Climate Change Conference over the next two weeks with hopes …

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Mekong Sub-Regional Report: Country Reports From Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, And Thailand

Nationally Determined Contribution in Asia: Are governments recognizing the rights, roles and contributions of Indigenous Peoples? Using a gender and social inclusion approach, the sub-regional report considers whether each country’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) includes specific reference to rights holders such as Indigenous Peoples, including those more marginalized, such as Indigenous women, youth, and persons …

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Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, and their critical role in protected and conserved areas

Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, and their critical role in protected and conserved areas “2nd Asia Parks Congress: Parks for Nature and People” Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 26 May 2022 Gam A. Shimray Thank you, moderator, Distinguished delegates and Indigenous brothers and sisters. This is the first time that Indigenous Peoples and local communities from …

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