News: "We are Nature" : Africa Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities' Kigali Declaration at the first Africa Protected Areas Congress 2022

1 August, 2022

The first Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) took place in Kigali, Rwanda from 18-23rd July, 2022.

On 16-17th July, indigenous peoples and local communities from more than 40 African nations convened in Kigali to create this declaration. It is a culmination of multiple sub-regional gatherings and convenings that happened to ensure many voices were represented in the declaration.

Read the full declaration here

Lisez la déclaration ici (français)

In the declaration, they set out their commitments, as well as listing listing their calls to governments, donors, conservation organisations and research, media and academia.

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Mon, 08/01/2022 - 01:00