Goals and Objectives of the Program

  1. Deepen indigenous peoples’ understanding on the CBD’s Strategic Plan, crosscutting issues and thematic work programmes towards enabling indigenous peoples’ participation in the implementation of said programs in the local and national level.
  2. Support capacity-building work with indigenous peoples’ organizations to strengthen CBD-related research, policy advocacy and education.
  3. Establish and strengthen Knowledge and Learning Networks on customary governance, traditional knowledge and sustainable use among indigenous peoples and indigenous women