Posts tagged Burkina Faso
IPLC Perspectives on COP23: Idrissa Zeba

“This is my 5th year participating in the Conference of the Parties (COP) of the [UNFCCC]. It is promising to see many of the commitments made in Paris beginning to come to fruition. The Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples (LCIP) Platform…has presented a space for indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs) to have a continuing role in climate action.”

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MPIDO and DGM show how capacity building for climate action reaches African IPLC organizations on the ground

COP22, known as the COP of Action, will take key steps to build and mobilize the capacity of developing countries to meet and enhance their 2020 climate targets.  Recognition of the essential role that indigenous peoples and local communities play in climate change action is increasing, and the financial resources that are in proportion to that role must follow. 

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