AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


Climate Champions: Women, Youth, and Indigenous Peoples Leveraging Land for Resilience

By Landesa



Date & time


08 April 2022



08 April 2022

About this event

Climate change devastates communities, degrades ecosystems, destroys livelihoods, and deepens existing gender and social inequalities.  However, land rights are a powerful tool to flip this script toward resilient environments and thriving communities. Increasingly, rural land users, including women, Indigenous Peoples, and youth are emerging as powerful change agents in advancing climate mitigation and adaptation.

Join our panel of global leaders to learn more:

    • Chris Jochnick, CEO, Landesa (Moderator) – global land rights expert and social entrepreneur
    • Nonette Royo, ED, The Tenure Facility – specialist in Indigenous Peoples, land rights, environment, and natural resources management
    • Dr. Solange Bandiaky-Badji, President, Rights and Resources Group – expert on gender, tenure rights, and natural resources governance
    • Karol Boudreaux, Senior Land and Resource Governance Advisor, USAID – global land tenure and property rights lawyer
    • Peter Seligmann, Founder and CEO, Nia Tero, Founder and Chairman of Conservation International – influential and inspiring voice in conservation

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