Eileen Mairena

Researcher & Advocacy Officer on Climate Finance and Territorial Governance
The Centre for the Autonomy and Development of Indigenous Peoples (CADPI)

Indigenous miskitu and anthropologist from Nicaragua. She has worked on participatory research with different indigenous peoples in Latin America, focusing on issues of indigenous territorial construction for self-governance, as well as indigenous peoples’ participation in the management of natural resources in their territories, always using the participation of indigenous women as a basis for further consolidation of the rights of their peoples. She is currently working for the Centre for the Autonomy and Development of Indigenous Peoples (CADPI) as a researcher and advocacy officer on climate finance and territorial governance. She is also in charge of following-up on the negotiations on indigenous peoples and climate finance at the Green Climate Fund and the UNFCCC, as part of the Elatia Network advocacy team in climate finance.

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