Community communication is a powerful tool to amplify the struggles of Indigenous peoples and local communities in the Amazon. Being developed within and by the members of the communities, it is an approach to the realities that afflict them, which is told from their voices and their experiences. For this reason, within the framework of […]
In the fourth episode of #SolutionsfortheAmazon, Michael McGarrel, Human Rights Coordinator of Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin presents the Defenders Defense Program, a system to monitor and respond to human and territorial rights violations in the Amazon through:
👉 Legal assistance and litigation
Learn more about this defense mechanism for Amazonian Indigenous People on the Frontlines and share it with your friends.
This session brought Indigenous and local leaders together to share, evaluate and recommend strategies for mainstreaming Indigenous and grassroots voices in global climate agendas. Drawing on successes and lessons learned from the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) explored: -Key issues, threats and challenges facing Indigenous and local people in the Amazon Basin Current strategies, […]
Second session of the Virtual Conference “Defending the Amazon: For Nature, For people”. Held on June 03, 2020 in the framework of World Environment Day. Panel with: Michael McGarrell, Human Rights Coordinator at the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin – COICA and Forest Policy Officer and GIS specialist for the Association of […]
AEA WEBINAR SERIES: DEFENDING THE AMAZON DURING COVID-19 The second session of this AEA webinar series (April 29) exposed the unpreparedness of healthcare systems in the Amazon region to provide an effective and intercultural assistance to Indigenous peoples (IPs) in response to COVID-19, how the disease specifically impacts their wellbeing, and alternative measures and strategies to overcome […]