Recent Posts / View All Posts

COP22 Delegate Kayla studies Navajo land reform with Diné Policy Institute

| Uncategorized | No Comments

The First Nations Development Institute, based in Longmont Colorado, awarded the Diné Policy Institute (DPI) $20,190 grant to study the possibilities of sustainable land reform for the Navajo Nation. The research team includes COP22 Delegate Kayla DeVault. The land reform study analyzes the history of Navajo land laws, current boundaries…

Our Delegation to the 55th UN Commission for Social Development

| Agents of Change, CSocD | No Comments

Hello from the delegation for the 55th United Nations Commission for Social Development! We are a group of young people ranging in age from 17 to 30 who are all committed to sustainable development and thrilled to be here at the UN HQ! After two days of exciting youth conversations…

From #COP22 to #NoDAPL: Thank You

| COP22, UNFCCC | No Comments

“What would you die for?” It is a question not often heard at the UN Climate Negotiations, but one that broke into these halls of power on Thursday afternoon. Posed by indigenous youth delegate Niria Alicia Garcia Torres, she demanded of the crowd: “Tell me, what is it you would…

What’s been happening in the COP22 negotiations?

| COP22 | No Comments

As a first time COP attendee, it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around the many moving parts that make up the UN climate negotiations. The venue in Marrakech is not only hosting the UNFCCC parties that meet annually to assess progress on dealing with climate change (the COP), but also parties…