Juan Carlos Jintiach on indigenous people’s rights and REDD+

Mr. Juan Carlos Jintiach, Coordinator in the Field of International Economic Cooperation and Autonomous Development with Identity for the Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (CORCA), discusses the relationship between the indigenous people of the Amazon and REDD efforts. He also discusses the activities of CORCA, his expectations for the COP and his belief that civil society involvement is the key to moving the negotiations forward.

Interviewed by Samuel Pollan on December 1, 2011, COP 17, Durban, South Africa