About this episode
This podcast features Roberto Borrero, a renowned indigenous rights activist and representative of Tribal Link Foundation, who discusses entryways for Indigenous Peoples to raise visibility of their rights in the United Nations system.
About our guest
|Roberto Múkaro Borrero is a renowned Indigenous rights activist, as well as a published writer, an accomplished artist, and musician. Roberto is a member of the Taíno Tribal Nation, an Indigenous Peoples whose traditional homelands extend through the Greater Antilles to the Southern tip of Florida in the United States. In 2012, he was traditionally sanctioned a chief of the Guainía Taíno tribal community. For over 20 years, he has actively engaged in the United Nations system in thematic areas such as sustainable development, climate change, and the information society. Currently, he represents Tribal Link Foundation which provides training workshops to Indigenous Peoples to advocate at the United Nations level.|
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