Indigenous peoples’ cut from main text in draft global climate change deal – APTN

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Indigenous peoples’ cut from main text in draft global climate change deal – APTN

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 2015265 Views

Brandi Morin and Jorge Barrera

APTN National News

A reference to the “rights of Indigenous peoples” has been cut from the main text of a draft UN agreement on combating climate change following the conclusion of a round of talks headed by negotiators for the countries around the table, according to one of the First Nation delegates at the Paris UN talks.

First Nation Summit Grand Chief Ed John said in a widely distributed email report Sunday that the draft agreement will now be in the hands of politicians for the next week to finalize a deal on curbing the climate’s human-caused warming. The First Nations Summit is a British Columbia-based organization representing most First Nations and tribal councils in the province.

Read More: http://aptn.ca/news/2015/12/07/rights-of-indigenous-peoples-cut-from-main-text-of-draft-global-climate-change-agreement/

 

 

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