26 June 2019

Learning about the Role of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in Territorial Governance

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About this episode

  Language: Spanish   Duration: 08mins 47secs

This episode of the Nature for Development podcast recorded during COP24 in Poland features an interview with Juan Carlos Jintiach, Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin. Juan Carlos talks about indigenous peoples’ engagement in the UNFCCC process, the importance of governance, land rights and indigenous peoples’ participation in the process of saving the remaining tropical forests, and the recently approved indigenous peoples’ platform under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

About our guest

Juan Carlos Jintiach is the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin. Juan Carlos advocates for Indigenous Peoples’ engagement in the UNFCCC process and works at the intersection of governance, land rights and Indigenous Peoples’ participation in the process of saving the remaining tropical forests.

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