The training addresses topics related to the context of the negotiation spaces, the main regulations concerning Indigenous Peoples and forests, the contributions of Indigenous territories and countries, and recommendations on initiatives to make visible
the contributions of forests in Indigenous territories to mitigate climate change in countries’ NDCs.
This training is conducted under the guidance of Eduardo Reyes, climate change expert, and the IPARD Program team of the FSC Indigenous Foundation with the support and participation of the Indigenous and Local Peoples’ Network for the Sustainable Management
of Forest Ecosystems in Central Africa (REPALEAC), the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC).
This training was given to African Indigenous leaders.
What you'll learn
- What is the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
- The main mechanisms for structuring the thematic agendas and decision-making.
- The main actors involved in the climate change negotiation and their roles.
- The negotiation process at the national level in preparation for the international climate change negotiations.
- The role of the Paris Agreement.
- The essential steps to become a negotiator and how can Indigenous Peoples influence climate change negotiation.
- What is a Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC).
- What is the importance of Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) in the context of REDD+.
- A good knowledge of English.
- Basic knowledge of climate change issues and challenges.
Course start date
This course is available to trainees all year round, without support of instructors.