Global Forum on Indigenous Peoples

IFAD organized the Sixth Global Forum on Indigenous Peoples from 9 to 13 February, held every two years.

Its deliberations focus on indigenous peoples’ leadership on climate issues: community-based solutions to improve resilience and biodiversity. The forum is a dynamic platform for constructive dialogue where representatives of indigenous peoples share their concerns, requests and recommendations in order to strengthen the partnership with IFAD and thus the effectiveness of IFAD’s engagement with the indigenous people.

Some diplomats on a permanent mission to Rome were present, such as the new ambassador of Colombia, Ligia Margarita Quessep Bitar