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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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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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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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A Step Forward at COP 23: The Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform

Today, COP 23 reached one of the major priorities expected for this year’s climate negotiations: a decision to operationalize the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform (LCIP Platform)…This is a step forward in recognizing the knowledge systems and efforts of local communities and indigenous peoples in addressing climate change.

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