Date: Saturday, August 6th, 2022 @ 6:00 am Mountain Standard Time (Find your time zone here)
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 5th meeting of the Forum was held on February 19th, 2022 and included a report of outcomes of the UNFCCC COP 26, an update on the “30×30” policy for “protected areas”, Proposed topics for the 6th meeting include updates on:
- The Convention on Bio-Diversity (CBD)
- UNFCCC COP 27
- The Indigenous Peoples Food Systems Coalition
- 35thsession of the UN FAO Committee on Fisheries,
- UN Committee on Food Security,
- FAO Code of Conduct on Pesticides/CROPLIFE partnership
- and more to be added.
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://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SQw0QwI9TvqH4Y4VQ9DM9g
Interpretation will be provided in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian.