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IITC side event at COP 26

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In 2022, the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation Mr. Pedro Arrojo Agudo will focus one of his two thematic reports on the theme of the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation of indigenous peoples. In preparation for this study the IITC will host a “brainstorming consultation” for the Special Rapporteur with Indigenous Peoples during COP 26 on the possible scope and content of the report, including Indigenous Peoples knowledge and practices for water management, protection and conservation in the climate crisis.

PRESENTERS:

  • Introduction and welcome by Andrea Carmen, Yaqui Nation, IITC Executive Director and member of the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform Facilitative Working Group representing Indigenous Peoples from North America (moderator)
  • Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Mbororo, member of the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform Facilitative Working Group representing Indigenous Peoples from the Africa region, and current FWG Co-chair
  • Chris Honahnie, Hopi and Dine, Youth Desert Farmer, Arizona, USA
  • Presentation on the purposes, preliminary focus areas and process for the 2022 Study, Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation Mr. Pedro Arrojo Agudo
  • Open discussion, questions and comments from participants

 

This will be a “hybrid” event, accomodating both in-person and virtual participation.  If you plan to join viturally please register using the following link.  Log in information will be sent to all registered participants

Interpretation will be provided in Spanish and English

Details

Date:
November 3
Time:
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm GMT

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