ELATIA announced as Winner of Global Indigenous Climate Finance Study Bid

By Climate Champions | July 3, 2024

ELATIA (Indigenous Peoples’ Global Partnership on Climate Change, Forests and Sustainable Development) has been selected to conduct a comprehensive Global Data Study on Indigenous Peoples’ Climate Contributions by Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund (MBZF), under the leadership of H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28.

This study aims to bolster long-term access to climate finance for Indigenous Peoples by meticulously documenting their efforts in climate action across the seven socio-cultural regions.

ELATIA will focus on gathering and analyzing data concerning Indigenous Peoples’ ambition, mitigation strategies, adaptation measures, and resilience-building, along with exploring economic opportunities to enhance financial flows to Indigenous-led organizations. This initiative is aligned with the objectives of the UAE Presidency of COP28 and the UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for COP28, which emphasize the vital role of Indigenous Peoples in climate mitigation and adaptation.

The study also anticipates influencing future dialogues about direct financial access for Indigenous Peoples as we approach COP30. ELATIA, renowned for its dedication to sustainable, self-determined development and the rights of Indigenous Peoples, stands poised to deliver insights that will shape policy and funding strategies worldwide.

Learn more about ELATIA on their website.

Image: with courtesy from Indigenous Livelihood Enhancement Partners (ILEPA).


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