Submission on the Green Climate Fund Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS)

Joint submission of Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples' International Centre for Policy Research and Education) and Forest Peoples Programme as a response to the Call for for Public Inputs on the Environmental and Social Management System of the Green Climate Fund.

The joint Civil Society Organizations submission on the ESMS contains a set of proposals for procedures aimed at identifying assessing and managing social and environmental risks, while defining roles and responsibilities of the various actors and guidelines for monitoring and reporting.

Statement by indigenous peoples at the REDD+ Partnership Meeting in Warsaw, Poland on 10 November 2013

Thank you co-chairs and distinguished parties delegates, for this opportunity to speak on behalf of indigenous peoples.

We would like to acknowledge last month’s decision of the REDD+ Partnership to allocate funding for the representation of indigenous peoples and local communities at partnership meetings until the end of 2014. This will facilitate the articulation of indigenous peoples’ issues and concerns from the ground. The regional caucuses of indigenous peoples shall undergo the self-selection process and inform about their representatives to the partnership.

First Board meeting of the Green Climate Fund takes place

The Green Climate Fund, the body tasked to deliver climate funds under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has met for the first time. Indigenous Peoples challenged rules of participation and engagement and called for the recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights.

Pertemuan Perdana Dewan Dana Iklim Hijau (Green Climate Fund) berlangsung

Dana Iklim Hijau (Green Climate Fund), sebuah badan yang bertugas menyalurkan dana-dana iklim di bawah Konvensi PBB tentang Perubahan Iklim [United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)] telah menyelenggarakan pertemuan perdananya. Masyarakat Adat keberatan dengan aturan-aturan partisipasi dan keterlibatan dan menyerukan pengakuan hak-hak masyarakat adat. 

New FPP Publications

Forest Peoples Programme (alongside partner organisations) has published three new publications; ‘Indigenous Peoples and the Green Climate Fund – A technical briefing for Indigenous Peoples, policymakers and support groups’, the third edition of ‘What is REDD+? A guide for indigenous communities’ and the second edition of ‘A Guide to Indigenous Women’s Rights under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women’.

Publikasi Baru FPP

FPP sudah menerbitkan 3 publikasi baru, yaitu ‘Masyarakat Adat dan Dana Iklim Hijau (Green Climate Fund) – Sebuah briefing teknis untuk Masyarakat Adat, pembuat kebijakan dan kelompok-kelompok pendukung’, edisi ketiga dari ‘Apakah REDD+? Panduan untuk masyarakat adat’ dan edisi kedua dari ‘Panduan untuk Hak-Hak Perempuan Adat di bawah Konvensi Internasional tentang Penghapusan Segala Bentuk Diskriminasi terhadap Perempuan’.