The DGM will be participating in two side events at the Indigenous Peoples' and Communities Pavilion (Green Zone):
The benefits of global climate funds and the engagement of iplcs in climate action, with case studies from the dgm and the fcpf capacity building in africa
Date: 7 November 2016
Time: 15:45 - 17:15
PANEL ON CAPACITY BUILDING FOR IPLCS TO ENGAGE IN ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION ACTIVITIES
Date: 14 November 2016
Time: 12:30 - 14:30
The event will present capacity building initiatives for indigenous peoples and local communities to help them gain direct access to climate funds. Speakers from DGM country projects in Peru, Democratic Republic of Congo, Indonesia, and Burkina Faso will explain the background of this initiative and highlight focus areas where communities are benefiting from DGM funding. They will also share the status of projects being implemented in their respective countries and the types of climate-related activities that have been prioritized by communities in these countries.