There are numerous reports and studies that warn us about the destruction of the Amazon. So many, that there is a consent that we are dangerously close to a point of no return. However, civil society organizations, indigenous organizations, and other actors and groups are active, seeking and finding ways to avoid this turning point, […]
In the last episode of the series Solutions for the Amazon developed within the framework of the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) program, we present the Nuwas Forest initiative, a protected space conserved exclusively by women of the Awajún people in Peru.
Through the identification and planting of ancestral plants, the Awajún women have managed to rescue their forest and the ancestral knowledge of their people, despite challenges such as sexism and the pandemic.
They currently have a brand of herbal infusions and venture into community tourism to share their learnings on caring for nature and their culture.
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Date: May 12, 2022. Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 p.m. (Peru/Colombia time). Organizers: Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) HIVOS Grupo sobre derrames Petroleros de la Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos del Perú Oxfam en Perú Registration and link to the seminar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hZQCfPZOSsi5TpNdD1ea4g(After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to […]
The First Meeting of the Conference of the Parts (COP1) to the Escazú Agreement began this Wednesday April 20 in Santiago de Chile with the purpose of reviewing the state of the implementation of the Agreement and advance on its operationalization. The Meeting, going until April 22, also seeks to call the States Parties and other […]
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 […]
Interactive map – Northern Ecuadorian Amazon environmental liabilities’ database Source: Community Environmental Monitoring with Mobile Technologies Project
In a context of constant criminalization of Indigenous peoples in Brazil for the fight for their rights, we highlight the work of the Observatory of the Criminal Justice System and Indigenous Peoples of APIB in the 7th episode of the #SolutionsfortheAmazon vlog series, developed by Hivos in the framework of the All Eyes on the Amazon program.
The Observatory works to make these cases visible and accompany Indigenous leaders in their defense through the following axis:
👉 Research and production of knowledge
👉 Data consolidation
👉 Case Monitoring
The April session of the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) Programme´s Learning Community on strategies for the ratification and effective implementation of the Escazú Agreement in the Amazonian countries will be held on April 28th. Day: Thursday, April 28, 2022 – from 4:00 p.m.. to 6 p.m. (CEST) Organizers: Hivos – AEA, OLAC, and the […]
In the context of the project Partnership for the Amazon against COVID-19 an international webinar called “Response to COVID-19 five amazon countries” took place, organized by Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH), USAID, and CEDRO, in which important topics were discussed, such as mental health, education, and COVID-19 vaccination. To talk about this last topic, the webinar […]
This photobook is a compilation of photographs and interviews with Indigenouswomen from the Amazon Basin with special emphasis on leaders from Ecuador,Peru, and Brazil, carried out by Hivos within the framework of the All Eyes onthe Amazon program, during the Indigenous Women’s Marches in Brasilia (2019,2021) and other virtual and face-to-face exchange spaces. Through these […]