On Wednesday 11 May, Tribal Link Foundation will begin the 8th annual Project Access Global Capacity Training for indigenous participants supported by Tribal Link to attend the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (16-27 May). Each year, this training provides helpful preparation for 15-20 indigenous leaders from around the world for their participation in the UNPFII t UN Headquarters, the world’s largest conference where indigenous voices are heard.
Organized in cooperation with the UNPFII Secretariat, the training is lead by some of the world’s leading experts on indigenous issues. We are proud to welcome back Project Access trainer Andrea Carmen, Executive Director of the International Indian Treaty Council. This year’s participants represent communities from Kenya, Philippines, Colombia, Bolivia, Panama, Argentina, Tuvalu, and Maluku.
We will post updates through out the training and the UNPFII (11-27 May). Please check out the UNPFII website for news and events during this time.