Session 8: Linking science, technology and innovation of indigenous peoples, culture and traditional knowledge and the achievement of the SDGs
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Conference Room 4, UNHQ

Official meeting

This session will discuss how to find synergies with indigenous and traditional knowledge and local technologies relevant to the achievement of the SDGs. It will also present recommendations on how better highlight and mainstream the role of indigenous knowledge.

Chair: H.E. Ms. Marie Chatardová

Moderator: Mr. José Ramón López-Portillo Romano, 10-Member Advisory Group; and Chairman, Q Element Ltd., Mexico

• Ms. Minnie Degawan, Director of Indigenous and Traditional Peoples Program, Conservation International
• Mr. Freddy Mamani, Aymara architect, Bolivia
• Ms. Chandra Roy-Henriksen, Chief, Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Interactive discussion
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