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Information on the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn (COP 23)


Docip has the pleasure to inform you on the 23th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP23). The "UN Climate Change Conference 2017" will take place from November 6 to 17, 2017 in Bonn, Germany.




Global Climate Action

Bonn Zone, November 10 - 14. 2017



Global Indigenous Peoples' Caucus (GIPC)

The GIPC Preparatory Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00am to 6:00pm and on Sunday, November 7, 2017 from 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Town Hall of the City of Cologne, Spanish Building, Address: Rathausplatz, 50667 Cologne.

There will be a daily GIPC Coordination Meeting from 9:00am to 10:00am in the Bula Zone3, room De Brum.

Indigenous Peoples Dialogue with UNFCCC States Parties

The Indigenous Peoples Dialogue with UNFCCC States Parties will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at the UN Conference Center in Bonn, Germany

Indigenous Peoples’ Pavilion (Bonn Zone)

The Indigenous Peoples’ Pavilion at COP 23 is a dedicated gathering space that facilitates the effective representation of indigenous peoples, allowing them to coordinate, advocate and convene events (presentations, policy dialogues, panel discussions, publication launches, etc.) that advance the discourse on indigenous peoples’ solutions to climate change.

You can find more information on the Indigenous Peoples’ Pavilion on the website of the Indigenous Peoples' Forum on Climate Change (IPFCC).

Indigenous Peoples Day

November 7, 2017 Room 12, Bonn Zone

Docip's technical secretariat

You can find our technical secretariat in the Indigenous Peoples' Pavilion, in the Bonn Zone. It will be open from November 6 to 17,  9:00am to 7:00pm.

Thanks to Docip's vast network of multilingual volunteers we offer the following free services to all Indigenous delegates attending the meeting:

  • Translation to and from English, French, Spanish and Russian
  • Interpretation during side-events in the Pavilion in English, French and Spanish
  • Interpretation on demand to and from English, French, Spanish for informal meetings and bilateral sessions, as well as regional caucus meetings
  • Guidance for new participants
  • Photocopies and other administrative tasks

In order to support the Indigenous delegates’ work, Docip will offer access to computers, a printer and a photocopier.

For all questions please contact Karen Pfefferli: karen(at) / phone/whatsapp: +41 78 885 52 89



Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017


Room 12

Traditional Knowledge, Paris Agreementa and Indigenous Territorial Organizations (COICA)


Room 12

African Perspectives on the LCIP Platform: Multi-stakeholder engagement for implementation (IPACC)


Room 9

Protecting and promoting indigenous territories and knowledge (INFOE/ASTM/FPP/STPI)


Room 12

Indigenous Peoples Rights: Addressing implementation gaps of the PA preamble through the IP Platform (IWGIA/AIPP/NEFIN)


Room 4

Guaranteeing Rights & Gender Equality in all Climate Action: prerequisite for sustainable & fair action (CI/CIEL/WEDO)

Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017




Indigenous peoples’ contribution to NDC implementation and ambition in the Amazon countries (COICA/AIDESEP)



Official Opening Ceremony & Reception


Room 7

Realising Multi-stakeholders Mobilisation and Readiness to the Green Climate Fund (Tebtebba-Germanwatch-ISMUN)

Friday, 10 Nov 2017


IP Pavilion

The Proposed Green Climate Fund (GCF) Indigenous Peoples Policy: Update and Ways Forward (Tebtebba/IP Global Partnership)


IP Pavilion

The role of indigenous women in territorial governance (ONAMIAP)

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017



Human Rights and Climate Change (Luxembourg/OHCHR)


Room 12

Women for Climate Justice Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change (WECC/OCA/Gaia Foundation/Ithaca College)

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017


Room 2

COP23 Presidency Event: Integrating human rights in climate action


Room 11

Promoting Gender-responsive and Human Rights-based Approaches to Maximize Development Co-benefits of Climate Action (UN Women/OHCHR/Costa Rica)


IP Pavilion

Film screening: "Thank you for the Rain"

Friday, 17 Nov 2017


Talanoa Space

Change-making through New media and Virtual Reality (SDG Action Campaign)


Room 7

Mesoamerican Territorial Fund: its contribution to the care of forests and rights of communities (CCMSS/ACOFOP)



November 6-11

Indigenous Experiences and Proposals on Climate Change Adaptation with Contributions of Amazon Indigenous Women and Emission Reduction as a Strategy of Compliance of the NDCs and the Paris Agreement. (AIDESEP)

November 6-17

Climate Alliance is the biggest European Netowrk of Cities and local governments. At the exhibit we will showcase how cities in Europe are reducing their emissions and present climate partnerships with indigenous peoples in the Amazon basin. (Climate Alliance/STPI)

November 6-11

Indigenous Alternatives for the Compliance of the NDCs and the Paris Agreement Through Indigenous REDD+, Traditional Knowledge on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. (COICA)

November 6-17

Indigenous peoples in East Africa are organized in national and international networks to promote their rights and roles and to contribute to the efforts to combat climate change. This side event exhibits the work and results of the networks. (IWGIA/Tebtebba Foundation)

November 6-17

Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) will share experiences, issues and contribution of Indigenous Peoples in climate change actions. (NEFIN/SERVINDI)


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