July 26, 2021 N/A
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UN Food Systems Pre-Summit FAO Pre-Summit Affiliated Session
The White/Wiphala Paper on Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Collective evidence gathered by Indigenous Peoples to contribute to the UN Food Systems Summit.
Organised by the Global-Hub on Indigenous Peoples' food systems
Monday, July 26, 2021 | 13:30 - 14:20 CEST
Interpretation available in English, Spanish and French.
The White/Wiphala Paper on Indigenous Peoples’ food systems was written to inform the global debate about the transformation of current food systems to make them sustainable and resilience, It advocates for the lessons that can be learnt from Indigenous Peoples’ approach to food, lessons that will contribute to the resilience and sustainability of food systems worldwide, as well as supporting the wellbeing of Indigenous Peoples.
The UN Food Systems Summit parallel session will provide evidence on the sustainability of Indigenous Peoples’ food systems, including the ways in which they have proven resilient over time.
- Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, M´bororo people. Member Permanent Forum Indigenous Issues, 2021. UN Food Systems Champion.
- Jessica Vega Ortega, Mixteco People. Co-chair of the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus, 2021 UN Food Systems Champion
13:35 – 13:50
- Video message: H.E. Epsy Campbell Barr,First Vice-President of Costa Rica
- Anne Nuorgam,Chair,UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
- Juan Lucas Restrepo, Director General, Alliance of Bioversity International and the Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
- Joachim von Braun, Director of The Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn, Chair of the UN Food Systems Summit Scientific Group
- Aili Keskitalo President, Saami Parliament in Norway
Evidence from the White/Wiphala paper on Indigenous Peoples’ food systems and their sustainability and resilience:
13:50 – 14:05
- Yon Fernández-de-Larrinoa, Chief, Indigenous Peoples Unit, FAO
- Gam Shimray, Tangkhul Naga people. Secretary General, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, Member of the Global-Hub
- Hallbars award on sustainability: Prominent elements of sustainability in the Wiphala Paper and in the Indigenous Peoples Food Systems Publication “Indigenous Peoples’ food systems: Insights on sustainability and resilience from the frontline of climate change”.
14:10 – 14:20
- Máximo Torero, Chief Economist, FAO
- Lola García Alix, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)
- Tania Martinez Cruz, Ayuukjä'äy people, member of the Global-Hub on Indigenous Peoples’ Food Systems, Greenwich University