• 22 September 2021
  • 12:30-14:00
  • Room: Virtual Room 2 - EN

All eyes on the Amazon: linking strategies, territories and organizations

Virtual Room 2 - EN

This session will bring 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) Program, the Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos) will explore:

Key issues, threats and challenges facing Indigenous and local people in the Amazon Basin
Current strategies, campaigns and advocacy initiatives to protect Indigenous territories and rights from undiscriminated natural resource extraction and weakened governance
The role and use of technology in protecting Indigenous territories and rights, given limitations in connectivity and access
The institutional underpinnings of impactful and sustainable strategies, coalitions and movements to protect Indigenous territories and rights