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NYC Climate Week 2023
September 23

Indigenous Rights in Carbon Markets

Transcript

  1. That’s why, for us, being heard and having the voices of our communities directly involved in processes related to the carbon market should be a guarantee and a right. We have to create the conditions in our communities for a comprehensive development vision where we can have access to education, health, and security.

Indigenous People’s voices in processes related to carbon markets should be a guarantee and a right. Watch the full panel

Marco Aurelio Chavez Coyoy
Legal Coordinator
Currently, he is the coordinator of the legal department of the Community Forestry Association of Guatemala Utz Che’. There, he accompanies processes related to the vindication of the rights of different local communities and indigenous peoples of Guatemala, providing technical and legal assistance to ensure access to forestry incentives with more than 10 years of experience.
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We have to create the conditions in our communities for a comprehensive development vision where we can have access to education, health, and security.