AFN Calls for urgent action and more equitable participation of Indigenous Peoples Following COP26: UN Climate Change Conference 2021

Topic(s): Climate Change, Climate Emergency, Racism, Reconciliation
Source: AFN

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) sent a small delegation to the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which took place in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31, 2021 to November 12, 2021. The AFN has been participating in international climate negotiations for the past several years, including with respect to the Paris Agreement in 2015.

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, priority attention must return internationally to addressing climate change, biodiversity loss, and its structural drivers in order to rebalance the relationship with all of Creation. With record heatwaves, wildfires and floods around the world, there is no issue more pressing for all of humanity.

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