Chief Ninawa Huni Kui at COP27

November 25, 2022

Wall International Indigenous Scholar Chief Ninawa was active at COP27, sitting on panels hosted by the US Pavilion, the Indigenous Peoples Pavilion and others. He also spoke at official side events and joined the People’s Plenary where the People’s Declaration for Climate Justice was signed. The declaration includes demands for the decolonization of economies and societies, the repaying of climate debt, and reducing emissions to zero by 2030.

 Indigenous Knowledge in Global Climate Science, Policy, and Action: Chief Ninawa is the first speaker on this panel hosted by the US Pavilion.

Curbing Crisis and Enabling Implementation: The Role of Criminal Law: Chief Ninawa joined this panel hosted by Stop Ecocide International, and hosted by Republic of Vanuatu, Stop Ecocide Foundation and Planete Amazone.

Wall Scholar Pasang Yangjee Sherpa (2nd from left) and PWIAS Interim Director Vanessa Andreotti (far left), part of the UBC delegation, pose with Chief Ninawa Huni Kui (3rd from left) and members of the Huni Kui delegation to COP27.