The Green Climate Fund approves a landmark policy

The Green Climate Fund, a global climate fund created by the United Nations in 2010, launches a landmark Indigenous Peoples Policy, and approves $1 billion for new projects. Indigenous peoples welcome the adoption of the new program.

“As faithful stewards of nature often in the frontline of negative impacts of climate change and unsafeguarded climate change response actions, indigenous peoples have seen a ray of hope and a potentially promising future in the context of climate change and mitigation actions,” commented Kimaren Ole Riamit, a Maasai member of the Indigenous Peoples Advocacy Team on the GCF.

Read below the full policy:

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