Malocas de Indigenas en aislamiento en el área de la ri Yavari Tapiche ORPIO 2016 16x9

June 23, 2023

Peruvian Congress Shelves Law that Would Put Indigenous Peoples in Voluntary Isolation at Risk

Nia Tero and ORPIO

Today the Commission on Decentralization of the Peruvian Congress will debate the proposed Law 3518/2022, that would weaken the law that protects Indigenous Peoples in voluntary isolation and initial contact in the Peruvian Amazon.


22nd session of the united nations permanent forum on indigenous issues

May 18, 2023

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

At the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Indigenous leaders from around the world shared messages on the significance of this gathering of Indigenous Peoples, as well as goals and takeaways.


Amazonia Tree Tops

May 17, 2023

Celebrating the Relationship Between Indigenous Guardianship & Biodiversity

Nia Tero Policy Team

Today, on International Day for Biological Diversity, let's take a closer look at the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), and how protecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples also supports Earth’s biodiversity.


United Nations room with people speaking on screen and seated in chairs on the conference room floor.

April 18, 2023

UNPFII Statement from Nia Tero, Tebtebba, and the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB)

At the 22nd Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Grace Balawag delivered a statement on behalf of Tebtebba, Nia Tero, and the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB). Read the full statement and recommendations.


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.


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."