Policy

Jennifer (Jing) Tauli Corpuz. Photo by Matthew Omilianowski.

December 23, 2022

Q&A with Jennifer (Jing) Tauli Corpuz on COP15 Goals and Outcomes

Nancy Kelsey and Jennifer (Jing) Tauli Corpuz

We reflect on the outcomes of COP15, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, with Jennifer (Jing) Tauli Corpuz (Kankana-ey Igorot), Nia Tero Managing Director of Policy.

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Valerie Courtois

December 9, 2022

Will the world join Indigenous peoples in relationship with nature at COP-15? (commentary)

Jennifer Tauli Corpuz and Valérie Courtois

At COP15, Jennifer Tauli Corpuz and Valérie Courtois share: "We are peoples of place — our relationship with our lands and waters have sustained us for millennia. What happens to one species or ecosystem has immeasurable impacts on our way of life."

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Jing portrait arms crossed 16x9

December 8, 2022

We Indigenous Peoples are Rights-Holders, not Stakeholders

By Jennifer Tauli Corpuz and Stanley Kimaren Ole Riamit

At COP15, Jennifer Tauli Corpuz (Kankana-ey Igorot) and Stanley Kimaren Ole Riamit (Maasai) share: “In the UN negotiations, Indigenous Peoples are not just stakeholders. Instead, we are rights holders.

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Members of the Nia Tero team, fellows, and partners gathered in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt at COP27.

November 23, 2022

Hypocrisy and Solidarity at COP27

Hear directly from Indigenous leaders at the forefront of the fight against climate change in this episode of Seedcast, recorded at the COP27 climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt.

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Photo from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity and the Fourth Meeting of the Open-Ended Working Group on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Photo by Michael Painter.

June 17, 2022

Nia Tero Heads to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity & WG2020-4 in Nairobi

Nia Tero Policy Team

After five weeks of virtual training sessions with 10 Indigenous Public Policy apprentices delegated by Amazonian organizations, Nia Tero moved forward into the sixth moment held in person in Nairobi in preparation for participation in the WG2020-4.

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Joan Carling at COP26 March with a sign said Indigenous Rights = Climate Justice by Tracy Rector

March 2, 2022

Guided By Her Ancestors, Joan Carling Fights Back

Seedcast

Joan Carling, co-founder of Indigenous Peoples Rights International (IPRI), shares why it’s essential to support Indigenous land guardianship, how she draws inspiration from the past and the future to continue the important work she does, and more.

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