On November 5th, All Eyes on the Amazon: building, linking and sharing Amazon-based solutions to foster Climate Justice session will be held as part of COP26 activities in Glasgow. This session aims to share, reflect and reshape strategies to place locally-shaped climate solutions in the Amazon on top of the global climate action agenda, through showcasing Indigenous peoples and multi-stakeholder initiatives that influence local, regional and international climate policies and climate justice in the Amazon.
Front-line Indigenous leaders and defenders and civil society organizations will cover the following topics:
- Collecting evidence and data of rights violations, deforestation and degradation in the Amazon biome combining technology and ancestral knowledge, to be presented by a representative of the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA) and the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon (COIAB)
- Enabling rights protection and access to justice by Indigenous peoples through campaigning and legal strategies, presented by a representative of the Harakbut, Yine and Machiguenga Council (COHARYIMA) from Perú and a representative of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE).
- Connecting voices, exchanging experiences, and generating collective learning for protecting the Amazon and the rights of its peoples, presented by a representative of the Union of Indigenous Women of the Brazilian Amazon (UMIAB)
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Information about the event:
Date and time: Friday, November 5, 13:50 – 14:50
Location: IPs Pavilion
The following organizations will be involved in Hivos session as organizers and panelists. All the listed below are partners of the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) program, which is implemented in the Ecuadorian, Brazilian and Peruvian Amazon, by a coalition of more than 30 national and international organizations:
- Elcio Machineri, member of the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon (COIAB), current Coordinator of Territory Area and Natural Resources in the Coordination of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA).
- Alejandro Irey, President of the Harakbut, Yine and Machiguenga Council (Coharyima), FENAMAD – Perú.
- Verónica Inmunda, Coordinator of Youth of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE).
- Telma Taurepang, General Coordinator of the Union of Indigenous Women of the Brazilian Amazon (UMIAB), Brasil.
María Moreno de los Ríos, Program Manager for All Eyes on the Amazon, Hivos Latin America