Virtual consultation: Civil Society and indigenous peoples on Traditional Knowledge

 

This virtual consultation will take place on Friday December 4th from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m. EST (Washington, DC time), to discuss the Application of Traditional Knowledge by Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities, Stewards of the Global Environment, prior to the 59th GEF Council meeting.


 

This consultation is organized jointly by the GEF Secretariat, the Indigenous Peoples Advisory Group (IPAG), the GEF CSO Network and the GEF Small Grants Programme. The consultation aims at bringing the voices of indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLC) in a dialogue with civil society, GEF Council members, GEF Agencies, the GEF Secretariat and other stakeholders to discuss the value of traditional knowledge in supporting the conservation of biodiversity, mitigation and adaptation to climate change and combating other global and local threats, including responses to the COVID 19 pandemic.

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE?

If you are a member of a civil society organization, indigenous peoples or local community working on the environment and/or issues pertaining to traditional knowledge, please apply to participate in the Consultation by clicking here.