GEF launches process to strengthen partnership with Indigenous Peoples
GEF press release, 9 August 2011

WASHINGTONDC, USA: The Global Environment Facility (GEF) held a meeting with nine indigenous peoples’ representatives to discuss a future GEF policy for strengthening its partnership with indigenous peoples. Held on 9 August 2011, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the meeting served to launch the consultation process between GEF and indigenous peoples’ representatives. The policy was mandated by the last GEF Council meeting, with the aim to facilitate indigenous peoples’ participation in GEF-funded projects and activities to conserve the global environment and improve their livelihoods. Read the press release …