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4th Meeting of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Food Sovereignty

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Date: Saturday, November 20th, 2021 @ 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM Mountain Standard Time (Find Your Time Zone and Date)

Description:

The need to establish this Independent Forum was agreed at the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Consultation for the UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) on May 29-30, 2021. Its focus is information sharing and discussion of strategies to strengthen the self-determined participation of Indigenous Peoples in UN bodies impacting Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems and Right to Food. The 3rd meeting of the Forum was held on September 25th and included a report of outcomes of the UN Food Systems Summit regarding Indigenous Peoples, an update from the World Conservation Congress (IUCN) and the CBD regarding the “30×30” policy for “protected areas”, and UN chemical treaties updates. Proposed topics for the 4th meeting include:

  • Updates from COP 26
  • Update from the Committee on Food Security (CFS)
  • Update on the “30×30” policy for “protected areas”
  • FAO code of conduct on pesticides
  • Update from Dr. Myrna Cunningham on the Indigenous Peoples food systems coalition from the UNFSS
  • And other matters of concern

This meeting is open to all Indigenous Peoples, with a special invitation to Indigenous food producers and knowledge holders, youth, and elders.

Zoom registration link: https://link.iitc.org/FOOD4

Interpretation will be provided in English, Spanish, Russian, French, and Portuguese.

For more information contact: [email protected] , [email protected], or [email protected]

Details

Date:
November 20
Time:
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm MST

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