2008
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Conference on indigenous peoples and climate change

  • Summary
The Conference on Indigenous Peoples and Climate Change was held in Copenhagen, Denmark 21-22 February 2008. The Conference was organized by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) in preparation for the 7th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues as well as the World Conference on Climate Change (COP 15) in Copenhagen in 2009. The aim of the Conference was to discuss the impacts of climate change on indigenous peoples and how global agreements, political processes and restrictive regulations hinder indigenous peoples in their aim to respond and adapt to climate change. The Conference also looked at how indigenous peoples’ contributions to current discussions on these crucial issues can be secured.
  • Published in:
    Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Seventh session meeting report Copenhagen, 21 ? 22 February 2008 submitted by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2008
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