International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change

IIPFCC Position on remaining REDD Text

International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change

Foro Internacional Indigena sobre Cambio Climatico

COP 16/Cancun

Ref: Document: FCCC/AWGlCA/2010/CRP.3, 8 December 2010

C. Policy approaches and positive incentives on issues relating to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries; and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries

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Opening Statement By The International Indigenous Peoples Forum On Climate Change - COP 16

16th Conference of the Parties, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Cancun, Mexico, 29 November to 10 December 2010

Opening Statement by the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change, November 29th, 2010

Indigenous Peoples from all regions of the World held a preparatory meeting November 27 - 28 here in Cancun, and agreed to present the following statement to the opening session of COP 16th. First, we thank the Parties, the Chair and the Secretariat for this opportunity to express our views and concerns. We also express our appreciation to the Indigenous Peoples of this land and all of Mexico for allowing us to be here to participate in these critical discussions, upon which all of our survival depends.

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Final REDD+ Partnership Document

REDD+ Partnership

This document expresses the intent of the governments (hereinafter referred to as “Partners”) present at the Oslo Climate and Forest Conference on 27 May 20101 to provide a voluntary, non-legally binding framework for the interim REDD+2 Partnership, within which the Partners may develop and implement collaborative REDD+ efforts. Any country wanting to contribute to REDD+ actions or support is welcome to join our Partnership.

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Proposal for preambular and operative paragraphs from the International Indigenous Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) to be included in the Final Outcome of COP 15 Adopted in Copenhagen, December 2009

Proposal for preambular and operative paragraphs from the International Indigenous Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) to be included in the Final Outcome of COP 15

Adopted in Copenhagen, December 2009

PREAMBULAR PARAGRAPHS:

  1. Noting that climate change-related effects have serious implications for the effective enjoyment of human rights, particularly the human rights of indigenous peoples, including those in the UN Declaration on the rights of indigenous peoples;
  2. Recognizing that traditional indigenous knowledge, cultures and practices are essential to meet climate change-related challenges;

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Draft Proposed Text by IIPFCC

Draft Proposed Text

by the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC)

Contact Group on Enhance action on Adaptation and its means of implementation

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