Workshops: Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change
19-21 July 2011, Mexico City
United Nations University (UNU), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are co-organising two workshops on “Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change.”

Climate Change and Arctic Sustainable Development: scientific, social, cultural and educational challenges
Monte Carlo, Monaco, 3-6 March 2009
Climate change is accelerating the transformation of environmental, social and cultural landscapes across the Arctic and Subarctic. These alterations, including their global impact, have yet to be comprehensively evaluated and monitored. To address this challenge, a coordinated effort is required that brings together relevant natural and social science expertise, cultural and educational perspectives, as well as appropriate ethical frameworks...

Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: impacts and responses
Paris, France, 17 October 2007
Salle IV UNESCO Fontenoy
The looming challenge of climate change was discussed by indigenous experts from each of three vulnerable environments: the Arctic, small islands and high altitudes. The speakers discussed how climate change is affecting their communities and ways of life, as well as the manner in which indigenous people are managing, responding to and negotiating these changes.

International Experts Meeting on Indigenous Knowledge and Changing Environments
Cairns, Australia, 19-23 August 2007
The meeting brought together indigenous peoples and experts from both anthropological and ecological perspectives working on the nature-society interface. Organised by the LINKS Programme with support from the Christensen Fund. Hosted by James Cook University and the Australian National Commission for UNESCO. Cairns, Australia.

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