You are invited to an official Side Event of the United Nations Water Conference:
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ KNOWLEDGE, SCIENCE AND PRACTICES FOR PROTECTING, CONSERVING AND SUSTAINABLY MANAGING WATER IN THE TIME OF CLIMATE CRISIS
Thursday March 23, 2023
1:15 – 2:45 PM New York (Eastern) Time
This event will provide opportunities for participants to hear first-hand about the experiences and challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples from all regions of the world and the impacts of the climate crisis on their rights to water, food, and cultural practices. It will also feature presentations by Indigenous knowledge holders and practitioners from seven regions focusing on sustainable adaptation and mitigation practices being carried out in their homelands.
The side event will be presented virtually to encourage participation by delegates attending the UN World Water Forum and those following the conference on line.
Co-sponsored by the International Indian Treaty Council, Assembly of First Nations, Center for Support of Indigenous Peoples of Northern Russia, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, Africa Indigenous Peoples Coordinating Committee, World Reindeer Herders Association, the Pacific Indigenous & Local Knowledge Centre of Distinction, and the United Confederation of Taino People
For more information contact Roberto Borrero, IITC Communications Coordinator, [email protected]
Interpretation will be provided in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Russian