GLOBAL ABS CONFERENCE 2020
ABS Dialogue between Governments and Indigenous Peoples: The Lessons Learned
18 November 2020
Indigenous Peoples and local Communities are at the center of ABS as custodians of biodiversity and right holders of traditional knowledge related to genetic resources that conducts science in the search for nature-based solutions. Learn how they protect their practices and resources, what are their needs and how they want them to be addressed for the way forward.
Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020
9:00 AM New York time / Panama time (2 hours)
Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) are at the center of ABS. They are the custodians of biodiversity and right holders of traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources. Learn how IPLCs protect their practices and resources, which are their needs and how to address them in the post-2020 Biodiversity Strategic Framework.
Q” hapaj Conde
Governor T´sáchila Nationality of Ecuador
Kenya Wildlife Service
Seumalo Afele Faiilagi
Enda Health, Senegal
Head of the Health Knowledge and Community Practices Department at Enda Health.
He is a founding member of the African Genetic Heritage Coalition and member of the National ABS Committee of Senegal.
Voices for Bio justice
Claudia Valeria Sánchez Flores
RITA Biodiversity, Mexico