African Young Scientists issue statement on climate change and indigenous knowledge

06 January 2012 | News story

This Communiqué from COP 17 asserts that young people can mobilize communities to use indigenous knowledge to respond to climate change.

Round Table Discussions on the role of young scientists and indigenous knowledge systems in climate change adaptation and mitigation were organized at the COP 17 UN Conference on Climate Change by the African Young Scientists Initiative on Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (AYSICCIKS). 

The discussions resulted in a communiqué that AYSICCIKS would like to share with the members of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication. Click here to read the Communiqué >>

For more information, contact Anke Weisheit of AYSICCIKS. Anake is a member of the IUCN Comissions CEESP and WCPA.