CHIRAPAQ & Tebtebba will hold a discussion panel on the Green Climate Fund and indigenous peoples, during the COP24 meeting at Katowice, Poland.
Adoption of the Indigenous Peoples Policy of the Green Climate Fund is a step in the right direction, they said.
Projects related to climate change can have negative repercussions on traditional livelihoods and the ecosystems they inhabit.
Interested parties involved in the GCF and Adaptation Fund processes will host a dialogue during COP23.
Recommendations from Indigenous Peoples to support sustainable initiatives through climate funding, with a respect for our rights and full participation.
Global climate finance mechanism seeks input on its indigenous peoples’ policy.
Indigenous peoples in Peru question designation of Ministry of Economy to approve projects on climate change
Lack of dialogue with this entity would hinder access of their communities to resources of the Green Climate Fund, they claim.
They claim that measures to minimize the impact of projects in their communities remain insufficient.