Indigenous Peoples policy

This GCF Indigenous Peoples Policy recognises that indigenous peoples often have identities and aspirations that are distinct from mainstream groups in national societies and are disadvantaged by traditional models of mitigation, adaptation and development.

The Policy will assist GCF in incorporating considerations related to indigenous peoples into its decision-making while working towards the goals of climate change mitigation and adaptation.

This document captures the policy as adopted by the Board in decision B.19/11. The policy was sent to the Board for consideration at B.19 in document GCF/B.19/05 titled “GCF Indigenous Peoples Policy”.

All decisions and documents adopted at B.19 can be found in document GCF/B.19/43 titled “Decisions of the Board – nineteenth meeting of the Board, 26 February – 1 March 2018”.

Cover date 01 March 2018
Document type Policies, strategies, and guidelines
Table of contents
  • Introduction and rationale
  • Definitions
  • Policy objectives
  • Scope of application
  • Guiding principles
  • Overview of roles and responsibilities
  • Requirements
  • Implementation
  • Effective date and review