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Amazonian Indigenous Peoples at COP25

COP25 was held from December 02 to 13th in Madrid, Spain Side events were the stage for Amazonian indigenous communities to visiblize their central role in global climate action and call for urgent action in protecting indigenous territories and guaranteeing their collective rights #AllEyesOnTheAmazon was the voice of leaders, participants and indigenous activists Through an […]

First March of Indigenous Women in Brazil

For the first time, thousands of Indigenous women joined in Brasilia in the march “Territory: our body, our spirit”, to ask for the respect of their rights as Indigenous women. Ecuadorian female leaders also participated in this March and returned inspired and strengthened to continue their fight in defense of the Amazon.

World-famous ‘Iamsterdam’ landmark turned into solidarity message to save the Amazon

One of Europe’s most photographed tourist attractions, the giant ‘Iamsterdam’ letters which previously stood in front of the Dutch capital’s world-famous Rijksmuseum, was brought back today by Greenpeace Netherlands as ‘Iamazonia’. The 22m x 3 m high replica sign aims to draw attention to another landmark vital to our survival which is disappearing in front […]

Brazil’s Parliament urged to advance positive social and environmental agenda

On June 5, World Environment Day, the Collaborative Advocacy Network published an open letter signed by thirty-eight civil society organizations, including Hivos. The “Open Letter to the Brazilian Parliamentarians” urges the Brazilian Congress to advance a positive social and environmental agenda to promote sustainable development. At an event held in the Brazilian Congress on the […]