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Apply for the Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship

Conservation International is accepting applications for the Indigenous Leaders Conservation Fellowship until September 30, 2016. This fellowship aims to create opportunities for indigenous leaders to explore solutions to the impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss using the traditional knowledge from indigenous and traditional peoples, together with biodiversity and climate-related … Continue reading

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Community responses to climate-driven migration

New York, 16 May, 2016- The UNDP Equator Initiative hosted a side event titled, Community responses to climate-driven migration at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues’ 15th Session. Panelists included Owen Shumba from the UNDP Livelihoods and Economic Recovery Team; Terence Hay-Edie of the GEF Small Grants Programme; Donna … Continue reading

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A Conversation on the Ethical Digitization of Indigenous Resources

New York, 13 May, 2016 — The UNDP Equator Initiative in collaboration with partners Indigital Australia and Tribal Link Foundation USA, hosted a side event at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 15th Session on the topic, “Ethical Digitization of Indigenous Resources,” a third in a series of … Continue reading

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16 May, UNPFII Side Event: Community responses to climate-driven migration

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13 May, UNPFII Side Event: A Conversation on the Ethical Digitization of Indigenous Resources

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WIN Celebrates Earth Day and Paris Agreement Signing

On April 22, 2016, we celebrate Earth Day with the historic signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the United Nations. More than 170 countries have signed on to the agreement, in which countries agree to keep temperatures from rising more than 2°C (3.6°F) by 2100.

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WIN honors the legacy of indigenous rights activist, Berta Cáceres

The Equator Initiative and its network WIN honor the great legacy of Berta Cáceres’ exemplary activism for the benefit of her people and indigenous peoples and local communities around the world. She is an inspiration to all.

Berta Cáceres was a human rights, indigenous rights, and environmental activist and co-founder … Continue reading

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WIN at COP 21 in Paris, France

Representatives of the 21 Equator Prize 2015 winning initiatives flew to Paris, France for two weeks of events associated with the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP 21).

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