Indigenous peoples representatives from all over the world have been following the negotiations of the forthcoming global climate change agreement, which will be adopted by the UN at the Conference of the Parties (COP21) in Paris at the end of the year.
On October 17, indigenous peoples together with the Peruvian and French COP Presidencies organised an official dialogue with States, at which they made demands for greater inclusion of human rights standards and safeguards in the Paris Agreement and the COP decisions.
Peruvian government carries on with “greenwashing plan” leading towards the COP 20.
The Unity Pact of Indigenous Organizations of Peru questioned the allocation of a single indigenous participation space in the National Climate Change Commission (NCCC).
From 4-15 June, the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) convened in Bonn, Germany. Indigenous representatives from around the world followed the negotiations and lobbied government delegations for greater inclusion, and respect for their rights and needs.