Workshop on Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change, UNU
19 Jul 2011 - 21 Jul 2011
Vulnerability, Adaptation and Traditional Knowledge
United Nations University (UNU), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are co-organising two workshops on ?Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change.? The workshops will bring together representatives of indigenous peoples and marginalized populations, natural and social scientists, and other experts in relevant domains. The aim of the workshops is to identify, compile and analyse relevant indigenous and local observations, knowledge and practices related to understanding climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation.