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What Indigenous Peoples Should Note About The Negotiations At CBD 2023 - Roberto Borrero

Cultural Survival covers Indigenous Issues worldwide. As part of this work, our team joined the international negotiations of the 12th session of the Intersessional Working Group on Article 8(j) relating traditional knowledge, innovation and practices of Indigenous Peoples under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) on November 12-16, 2023, in Geneva, Switzerland. We spoke to many Indigenous leaders to communicate their priorities to our wider Indigenous audience. The Convention on Biological Diversity is a multilateral treaty, and it has three main goals: the conservation of biological diversity; the sustainable use of its components; and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from genetic resources.
Produced by Bryan Bixcul (Maya Tz'utujil)
Edited by Shaldon Ferris (Khoisan)
Interviewee: Roberto Borrero (Taino), International Indian Treaty Council.
Music: 'Whispers' by Ziibiwan, used with permission
"Burn your village to the ground", by The Halluci Nation, used with permission.

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