Policy

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

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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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Headshot Andrea Ixchíu Hernández photography by Tracy Rector

December 1, 2021

Indigenous women on the frontlines of climate change at COP26

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Meet several Indigenous women who gathered, marched, and supported one another at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, where world leaders met to discuss the future of the planet, the need to address climate change, and the actions required to do that.

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view of the streets during COP26 Glasgow Protest

November 16, 2021

Indigenous Presence at COP26 Growing, But Work Remains

Member of U.N. Indigenous Caucus Warns of Weak Language in Carbon Market Plan and Need for Continued Monitoring

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Portrait of Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

September 22, 2021

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Jennifer Corpuz: The mother and daughter who fight for Indigenous rights

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Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Jennifer ‘Jing’ Corpuz (Kankana-ey Igorot, Philippines) are policy makers and Indigenous rights advocates as well as mother and daughter.

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Group of farmers standing in a field

July 14, 2021

Picking berries and building power with Indigenous farmworkers

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A community of Indigenous Mixteco and Triqui farmworkers were displaced from their homelands and are now organizing to challenge the exploitive work conditions they face in the United States.

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