Supporting Indigenous Peoples
Climate Alliance member cities and municipalities commit to the following fields of activity and measures:
- Supporting the interests and rights of the indigenous rainforest peoples in national and international strategies and legal instruments such as ILO Convention No.169 as well as in international agreements that affect their interests, e.g. the Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Convention on Biological Diversity.
- Support of dialogue processes between the indigenous peoples, governments, the private sector and international institutions concerning an ecologically and socially sustainable use of tropical forests that safeguards the rights of the people concerned.
- Support of projects initiated by the indigenous peoples in situ and the promotion of partnerships between European municipalities and indigenous communities.