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Culture, Livelihoods, and Participation of Indigenous Peoples to be Supported and Enhanced, Thanks to Newly Adopted Green Climate Fund Indigenous Peoples Policy

The DGM Global Steering Committee and Global Executing Agency are thrilled to congratulate indigenous peoples and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) on the adoption of the GCF Indigenous Peoples Policy (GCF/B.19/05). During the GCF’s Board Meeting in Songdo, South Korea this week, one of the major priorities of indigenous peoples was the adoption of the Indigenous Peoples Policy. The policy was adopted this morning, February 27, with no questions or objections.

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Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform at UNFCCC - COP 23

“While I was young…many Indigenous Peoples leaders traveled to participate at the [UN] Conference on Environment and Development in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro. Our brother Mr. Marcus Terena made a  statement on behalf of indigenous peoples and said ‘we offer our contribution with our science and wisdom, are you ready to hear us?’.'“

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