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Solutions from Indigenous Peoples for the Sustainable and Resilient Recovery from the COVID19 Pandemic
Tuesday, 6 July 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Virtual (NY Time)

Side Event

Indigenous Peoples' Centre for Policy Research and Education (TEBTEBBA) with Indigenous Peoples Major Group for Sustainable Development (IPMG), International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB), International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC)

The sustainable lifeways of Indigenous Peoples is playing a key role in maintaining the rich biodiversity of the environment and the prevention of zoonotic diseases. In this event, indigenous representatives engaging in the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD), Climate Change, and the SDG process will discuss how Indigenous Peoples traditional knowledge and way of life is not only contributing to the rich biodiversity and sustainable conservation of the environment but also in addressing the impacts of climate change and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

This event will serve as a venue for indigenous peoples representatives working on the ground to present their efforts ,initiatives and innovations in building and strengthening the resilience of indigenous communities not only in relation to the COVID 19 pandemic but also in relation to biodiversity conservation and combatting climate change. They will highlight critical actions to ensure the interlinkages of the recognition and protection of the indigenous peoples rights with a holistic and ecosystems approach to conservation, use and management of resources and biodiversity in the context of upholding development in harmony with nature and to each other.

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