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NYC Climate Week 2023
September 2023

Climate Finance for Indigenous People


So now I think it’s necessary for a clear commitment from the climate space for what percentage of climate finance should go to Indigenous people. And I believe if you look at the map, almost 40% of the terrestrial world is stewarded by Indigenous people, so it should be 40%. The aspiration should be that 40% of climate finance goes directly to Indigenous Peoples. 

A clear commitment is needed for the allocation of a specific percentage of climate finance to Indigenous communities. Watch the full panel

Jing Tauli-Corpuz
Managing Director of Policy
She is the Director for Policy of Nia Tero, a US-based foundation that works alongside Indigenous Peoples to secure Indigenous guardianship
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