Francisco Ramiro Batzín Chojoj


Central American Indigenous Council

Academic Training: Closed Pensum in the Master in Local Environmental Management, Bachelor of Communication Sciences, Professional Journalist, Diplomas in: 1- Indigenous Law 2- Evaluation of Environmental Projects, Conservation Strategies and Techniques, 3- Legislative Management, 4- Rights of Indigenous Peoples Forests and REDD +.

Positions: Executive Director of the Sotz’il Association, Coordinator of the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity, Global Counselor for Indigenous Peoples IUCN, Member of the National Council on Climate Change in Guatemala

Experience: Formulated studies and research from an indigenous approach on the issues of development, natural resources, water, biodiversity, forests, communal lands, protected areas, traditional knowledge, risk management, climate change, tourism, consultation and free prior and informed consent .

Coordinator of the Study, Water Governance from an indigenous perspective, published by the Sustainable Economic Observatory / USAID. 2019

Main Author of the Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change Chapter of the Guatemala Climate Change Report, Published by the Guatemalan System of Climate Change Sciences, 2019.

Author of the Principal of the Chapter Indigenous peoples in risk management and inclusive climate change adaptation in Central America of the Report Towards a more resilient Central America, pillars for action, published by the World Bank, 2019.

Participation in the construction of Local Perspectives on Biological Diversity. Published by: Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Year 2020.



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