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Climate Week NYC 2023

Join Nia Tero at Climate Week NYC 2023

Climate Week 2023 occurs between September 17th and 24th in New York City. During the event, business leaders, global decision-makers, and civil society representatives come together to discuss and promote solutions to fight climate change. This year's theme, “We Can. We Will.” is a call for collective action.

The UN General Assembly and Climate Week both take place in NYC. This means that while key global policy discussions are happening at the United Nations, there are also more than 400 events occurring across the city that are focused on addressing climate change.

Nia Tero will host and engage in several panels and discussions alongside our partners to highlight the importance of Indigenous guardianship of collective territories to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises.

As we participate in climate week, we honor the diversity of Indigenous understandings of place, language, culture, and ways of being. Indigenous Peoples sustain much of the world’s remaining biodiversity and healthiest ecosystems. Supporting the rights and livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples, and following their leadership, is key to the health of our planet.

Learn more about our events below and join us in uplifting and amplifying Indigenous guardians’ messages by following Nia Tero on social media:

Join Us at Events Throughout Climate Week 2023

Join Nia Tero throughout Climate Week NYC 2023, where our team and partners will be participating in panel discussions and gatherings throughout the week.

All Climate Week 2023 Events

Goals House Event - Climate Week 2023 NYC

September 18, 2023

From Intentions to Impact: Being an Ally to Indigenous Guardianship

On Monday, 18th September, 2023 at 10.30am - 11.30am E.T., Goals House will once again return to New York, running parallel to UNGA.

Nature Hub Event Climate Week 2023 NYC

September 20, 2023

Wisdom of the Ages: Why Indigenous Guardians Are Essential for Meeting Climate Targets

On Wednesday September 20th, 2023, in this conversation between Indigenous activists, human rights lawyers, and funders invites guests to think about the ways in which climate change can be addressed through Indigenous solutions.

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September 22, 2023

Keynote by Nara Baré

In this keynote, she’ll address the global significance of the Marco Temporal (Time Frame) law and its potential to undermine the rights of Indigenous Peoples and their territorial claims.


Learn More about Indigenous Guardianship and Climate Change

Hear stories from our team and Indigenous partners about why Indigenous Peoples must be included in climate discussions, and why Indigenous guardianship is critical to the health of Earth and all beings.

All Policy Stories

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‘Holding back the sky’: Indigenous Peoples’ land rights are under threat in Brazil

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Reforesting Our Minds: Indigenous Messages and Presence at the 22nd UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

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Celebrating the Relationship Between Indigenous Guardianship & Biodiversity