Global Alliance of Territorial Communities
Global Alliance of Territorial Communities

Founding Year: 1999



A political platform comprised of indigenous peoples and local communities working together to safeguard Mother Earth for the benefit of all humankind, both present and future. It ensures it legitimacy and representativeness via democratic procedures spanning from the local to the global. The alliance includes 35 million people from 24 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America who live in forest lands. Protects about 958 million hectares of land.


Global Alliance of Territorial Communities contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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