Indigenous youth at COP27: From the village to the world

Ⓒ Katie Maehler

By , |2023-01-19T14:07:48+00:00January 18th, 2023|Biocultural Diversity, Climate, Indigenous Peoples, Latin America, Youth|Comments Off on Indigenous youth at COP27: From the village to the world

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Taily and Cerizi Most of the media coverage of COP27, held in November 2022 in Egypt, concentrated on speeches by world leaders, and disappointingly familiar pledges to recommit to the 2015 Paris Agreement. However, there is a strong sense now that the youth movement has an ever-louder voice, and that youth activists will continue to push for decision-makers to be held accountable.

As Indigenous Terena youth, Cerizi Francelino and Taily Terena were invited to participate in COP27 and share their perspective from the Brazilian Pantanal and Cerrado, bringing their demands and contributions for the protection of the Earth and mitigation of the climate crisis.