The workshop aims to improve funding access for Indigenous Peoples and local communities, addressing existing gaps in data collection and monitoring. Our goal is to come out with actionable recommendations, emphasising systematic monitoring for informed policy, accountability, and impactful strategies to direct funding to the peoples and communities protecting the world’s richest ecosystems.
The Global Alliance of Territorial Communities is a co-organizer as it continues to implement the Shandia Platform’s strategy.
Objectives & Outcomes
The overall objective of this initiative is to enhance the access of Indigenous Peoples and local communities to funding that underpin their role as indispensable partners for reaching the targets of the Paris Agreement on climate change, the Global Biodiversity Framework and the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development.
More specifically, the workshop will discuss:
The expected outcome is a set of actionable recommendations for:
photo: Rkam Nusantara
Please download the program for the two day workshop below, it is available in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
photo: Priscila Tapajowara
To read more on the workshop, the background information and the stakeholders we will address, please download the concept note below. It is available in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
The following documents will help facilitate meaningful and engaging participation.
The workshop is organised by the Global Alliance of Territorial Communities and Charapa with the support of Indigenous Peoples Rights International, International Funders of Indigenous Peoples, Rainforest Foundation Norway, Rainforest Foundation US, Rights and Resources Initiative, Tinta, United Nations Development Programme and the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. The workshop is organised with financial support from the Ford Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Christensen Fund.
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Rainforest Foundations US is our fiscal sponsor. For any letters and parcels, please direct to:
Rainforest Foundation US
P.O. Box 26908
Brooklyn, NY 11202