Rights of Indigenous Peoples 'Critical' to Combat Climate Change

Kamal, Baher
http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/07/rights-of-indigenous-peoples-critical-to-combat-climate-change/

Publisher:  Inter Press Service
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19831

Details the intersection between climate change and the defense of rights for indigenous peoples.

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No longer it is about restoring the legitimate rights of over 370 indigenous peoples spread across 70 countries worldwide, many of them living in dire situation, but now about their central, critical role in combating climate change.

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They also called on global financing mechanisms, government programmes and private investors to direct investment and support towards local communities, indigenous peoples, smallholders and producer organisations.
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