This guidance document analyses the situation of indigenous peoples in the context of climate change. It suggests that indigenous peoples are affected in distinctive ways by climate change, and also by the policies or actions that are aimed at addressing it. At the same time, it highlights that, as agents of change, indigenous people are essential to the success of policies and measures directed towards mitigating and adapting to climate change, especially their sustainable economic model and traditional knowledge. 

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Organization: ILO

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Culture, Education, Adaptation

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2017

Language: English