Nature Hub Event Climate Week 2023 NYC


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

September 20, 2023


Date & Time: Wednesday, September 20th, 2023 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm ET

Location: Nature Positive Hub - Madison Hub - Convene, 101 Park Avenue, NYC

Topic: The health and habitability of the Earth pivots on whether Indigenous Peoples can continue to sustain the natural ecosystems in their ancestral territories. 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. We will also reflect on our collective sense of what is possible and how to prepare post-Climate Week and, in the lead-up, for COP28.


  • Nara Baré, Leader and Brazil Lead, Nia Tero (Baré, Brazil)
  • Vicky Tauli Corpuz, Former UN Special Rapporteur for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Kankanaey Igorot, Philippines)
  • Hindou Ibrahim, Activist and Geographer (Mbororo, Chad)
  • Nemonte Nenquimo, Co-Founder Ceibo Alliance (Waorani, Ecuador)
  • Paul Roughan, Pasifika Strategic Lead, Nia Tero (Are’are, Solomon Islands)
  • Peter Seligmann, CEO & Founder of Nia Tero (USA)

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