ECOLISE co-hosts COP24 event, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Leading the Way for Climate Action

(4 Dec 2018):- ECOLISE is co-hosting a gathering at the COP24 entitled Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Leading the Way for Climate Action, on Friday, 07 Dec 2018 16:45—18:15. Speakers will explore the role and contribution of indigenous peoples and local community initiatives for enhanced climate ambition, showcasing transformative change. You are invited to join in person (Narew, Area G) or online. The event will be livestreamed here.

Our co-hosts for the evening are Non-Timber Forests Products Exchange Programme, a collaborative network of over 60 NGOs and community-based organizations working with forest-based communities in the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Cambodia, and KIRDARC, a rural development and research NGO in Nepal.

Speakers: Luca Jahier, President EESC; Andrew Cooper, Rapporteur COR; Meera Ghani, Policy Coordinator ECOLISE; Amelie Krug, Student Researcher, Global Ecovillage Network Germany; Edna Maguigad, Policy and Governance Advisor, NTFP-EP; Gobinda Shahi, Program Director, KIRDARC; Robert Hall, President ECOLISE