Climate Action Week

KAIROS Climate Action Week calls for prioritizing Global South voices at COP28

November 7, 2023

KAIROS Canada launches its third 2023 Climate Action Week, November 13-19,  co-sponsored by For the Love of Creation  (Toronto – Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit) – In the lead up to the 28th Conference of the Parties of…

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Strengthening capacity and leadership of global partners at UN Regional Climate Weeks

September 6, 2023

KAIROS’ global partners will participate in the UN Regional Climate Weeks this fall! KAIROS secured a grant from the Ontario Public Sector Employees Union (OPSEU) to support global partners who are eager to strengthen their capacity and leadership in climate…

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Odeyimin Kizis

June 10, 2023

This week, we have engaged with the many profound ways in which Indigenous knowledge, traditional practices and ways of knowing are showing the world another way forward in the face of climate change. The blogs and events explore how Indigenous…

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Indigenous Knowledge in Action – Mayan Women on Local Policy Councils

June 9, 2023

Imagine Indigenous women at decision-making tables from the local level right up to the national, deliberating with communities and governments in the defense of Mother Earth and incorporating Indigenous knowledge and wisdom into state laws? This is something that doesn’t…

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Voices from COP27 – Ongoing Work for Climate Justice

June 8, 2023

In November 2022, KAIROS and For the Love of Creation (FLC) supported a delegation of global partners, and Indigenous partners and youth from Canada to COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The delegation was framed around the theme, Decolonizing Climate Action,…

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Indigenous and Global South Principles for a Just Transition

June 7, 2023

“A Just Transition means responding to the need to move away from reliance on diesel and extraction, and instead paving the way to renewable energies that integrate with cultural and traditional values.”Melina Laboucan-Massimo The federal government is set to table…

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Uplifting Indigenous-led Approaches to Conservation and Biodiversity Protection

June 6, 2023

“Indigenous peoples have the longest standing relationship with Mother Earth and the necessary values to effect meaningful and quick change. We view the Earth as our mother, rather than a resource for monetary gain. Those are the people who should…

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Centering Indigenous Ways of Knowing

June 5, 2023

Indigenous peoples’ teachings can guide us in learning how to live in harmony with Mother Earth, taking only what we need, conscious of the impact of our actions on seven generations to come.Indigenous Wisdom: Living in Harmony with Mother Earth…

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