GLF Climate: Frontiers of Change
Hosted on the sidelines of COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, and online, GLF Climate 2022: Frontiers of Change united 7,000 participants from 164 countries and rallied over 27 million people on social media around what humanity can still do to avoid the worsening impacts of the climate crisis.
Featuring 228 leading scientists, activists, Indigenous leaders, financiers, youth and government leaders, and 96 incredible partner organizations, the second edition of GLF Climate called for a just transition to a stewardship economy that puts people and nature first.
Securing land and territorial rights
Up to 2.5 billion women and men depend on the land and natural resources held, used, or managed in common. They are farmers, pastoralists, fisherfolk, and forest keepers. They protect more than 50% of the planet’s land surface, but governments recognize their ownership rights over just 10%.
Together with our members, representing over 70 million land users in 84 countries, the International Land Coalition (ILC) is promoting a power shift in land governance in favor of Indigenous Peoples and local communities who live with nature. ILC’s goal is for Indigenous Peoples and local communities to have secure land and territorial rights.
This session is a strategic opportunity to engage Indigenous leaders in the UN decade of Ecosystem Restoration and to identify elements for an action plan to further secure land and territorial rights as demanded by UNDRIP as a critical pillar of meeting the UN Decades’ restoration objectives.