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NYC Climate Week 2023
September 23

Shifting Perspectives


As a Harakbut, as an Indigenous person, we always say that they need to strengthen the enabling conditions and see Indigenous Peoples as partners rather than just beneficiaries. That mindset, that perspective, has to change.

Indigenous Peoples are not mere beneficiaries they are partners and collaborators. Watch the full panel

Fermin Chimatani Tayori
Fermin is the leader of the Harakbut people of Madre de Dios Peru and president of Anecap. His organization brings together the Executors of Administration Contracts of the Communal Reserves of Peru, who manage 5 million hectares of forests between protected natural areas and communal territories. He is a pioneer in the implementation of Amazonian […]
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