Andrea Carmen, Yaqui Nation, is Executive Director of the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC). She led the IITC team for the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Ms. Carmen has many years of experience working with Indigenous communities from North, Central, and South America and the Pacific. She has participated in UN bodies addressing human rights, sustainable development, environmental justice, and food sovereignty. She currently serves on the International Steering Committee of the Climate Heritage Network.