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Joan Carling

Indigenous Peoples Major Group for Sustainable Development-IPMG
I am an indigenous activist for more than 30 years working on human rights and indigenous peoples rights including in relation to business operations. I am now focusing on the linkages of human rights with the SDGs and the IPMG has initiated the Right Energy Partnership- a rights-based and bottoms up approach to energy development including access to renewable energy of indigenous communities