International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change

Proposal from IIPFCC for a paragraph to be included in the Final Outcome of COP 15A

Proposal from the International Indigenous Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) for a paragraph to be included in the Final Outcome of COP 15

Adopted in Copenhagen, December 2009

State Parties commit to respect international human rights standards that establish moral and legal obligations to protect and promote the full enjoyment of indigenous peoples’ collective human rights in all matters related to climate change, including their rights to their lands, territories and resources, their traditional knowledge, and their free, prior and informed consent, consistent with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), as well as guaranteeing their full and effective participation in all climate change related processes at the global, regional, national and local levels.

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Enhanced action on the provision of financial resources and investment

Proposed text for AWGLCA
Enhanced action on the provision of financial resources and investment

Any financing mechanisms on climate change’s mitigation and adaptation action shall be established under the UNFCCC and shall include governance arrangements with the equitable representation of indigenous peoples and local communities. The operations of any UNFCCC and other international climate finance initiatives must contain safeguards that fully respect the rights of indigenous peoples in accordance with international standards on human rights, environment and sustainable development.

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Statement on Technology Transfer

Statement on Technology Transfer

The transfer of technologies must be immediate, appropriate, and free of cost, guarantying its implementation is in harmony with Mother Earth and without conditionality. The intellectual property rights regime shall be modified in order to guarantee access to clean mitigation and adaptation technologies, particularly those developed with participation of public funding.

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Proposed Text For Non-Paper 39

PROPOSED TEXT FOR NON-PAPER 39 - 10/12/09

4 (e) In accordance with universal human rights instruments and agreements, including the United Nations Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, taking into account national circumstances and legislation that is in compliance with universal human rights standards, ensure respect for the traditional knowledge and rights of indigenous peoples, including their rights to lands, territories and resources, and the rights of members of local communities and to ensure their full and effective participation including free, prior, and informed consent.

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Proposal from IIPFCC for a paragraph to be included in the Final Outcome of COP 15

Proposal from the International Indigenous Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) for a paragraph to be included in the Final Outcome of COP 15

Adopted in Copenhagen, December 2009

State Parties commit to respect international human rights standards that establish moral and legal obligations to protect and promote the full enjoyment of indigenous peoples’ collective human rights in all matters related to climate change, including their rights to their lands, territories and resources, their traditional knowledge, and their free, prior and informed consent, consistent with the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), as well as guaranteeing their full and effective participation in all climate change related processes at the global, regional, national and local levels.

Read more: Proposal from IIPFCC for a paragraph to be included in the Final Outcome of COP 15

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