Indigenous nations representatives and representatives of indigenous organizations met for two days in Oaxaca, México October 10-12, 2011 participating in the Second technical workshop of Indigenous Peoples and States – UNFCCC preparatory to the 17th meeting of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties in Durban, South Africa in December 2011. The statement outlines the political advances in the negotiation process for indigenous peoples since the UNFCCC session in Cancun, México (Dec. 2010), and it describes the commitments by several states\' governments participating in the workshop.
The statement also lists \"Concerns and Challenges at the Durban session and beyond.\"
Finally, the statement includes Indigenous Peoples\' Recommendations to the States.
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