Thursday March the 22nd, 05:30 pm
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Coordinator of the Association of Peul Women and Autochthonous Peoples of Chad (AFPAT)
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim is an indigenous woman in the pastoral society Mbororo of Chad. She coordinates the Association of Peul Women and Autochthonous Peoples of Chad (AFPAT) and she is co-director of the pavilion of the World indigenous peoples’ initiative and pavilion at COP21, COP22 and COP23. She is a member of the IPACC executive committee (Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee) and has experience in indigenous peoples rights and environmental protection thanks to the three Rio Conventions (Biodiversity, Climate Change and Desertification) where she has had various responsibilities.
She was named National Geographic’s Emerging Explorer and won the special Danielle Mitterrand award in 2017.
She is a CSO panel member of the UNCCD and Policy Board Member of the United Nations’ Indigenous Peoples Partnership (UNIPP). She is also co-chair of the Pan-African Alliance Climate Justice (PACJA). He coordinated the indigenous peoples to the negotiations for the Paris Agreement on climate change, leading to five references to the demands of the indigenous peoples in the agreement.