|Date and venue
|November 2, 2023 (Geneva, Switzerland) Hybrid
|Time of sessions
|09:00 - 16:00 Geneva time
|Language(s) of interpretation
|English, Français, Español
|Photos on Flickr: English
|Traditional Knowledge, Folklore (Traditional Cultural Expressions)
|The High-Level Dialogue will provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and the sharing of best practices, with the aim of connecting people, increasing mutual understanding, building relationships and exploring forward-looking ways to facilitate collaborations between Indigenous Peoples and fashion companies. There will be no formal outcomes.
Representatives of Indigenous Peoples from around the world will share their perspectives on the role, significance and importance of their traditional clothing, designs, symbols and patterns.
Fashion companies will share their experiences, initiatives and best practices related to the ethical and fair use of traditional cultural expressions in fashion, and describe their experiences and lessons learned from collaborating with Indigenous communities.