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UN Climate Change COP21 Side Event: Monday 7th December 2015

 
When: Monday 7 December, 15:00 – 16:30 hrs
Where: COP21/CMP11, Parc des Expositions, Le Bourget conference site, side event room – OR 03
This event will share a variety of recent research concerning:
  • Supporting the adaptation practices and traditional knowledge (TK) of Indigenous peoples and local communities, and the importance of biocultural heritage.
  •  The protection of knowledge holders and the sharing of TK in adaptation initiatives.
  •  The role of community protocols as a tool to reach the most vulnerable communities through participation and biodiversity legislation.
  •  The quantity and quality of adaptation finance reaching those most in need.
Who: Dr. Hannah Reid, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Ms. Krystyna Swiderska, (IIED), Mr. Alejandro Argumedo (ANDES), Peru & Dr. Yiching Song (Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Science)
Dr. Cath Traynor (Natural Justice) & Mr. Reino Le Fleur (Griqua representative)
Ms. Roberta Ramos, Grupo de Trabalho Amazonico (GTA), & Munduruku representative
Dr. Carlos Potiatra Castro, University of Brasilia
Mr. Delfin Ganapin, UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme
You are invited to find out more at this side event. Light snacks will be served at 14.45 hrs.

30 November 2015

Programme

Climate Change, Community Protocols

Country

South Africa

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