• 23 September 2021
  • 08:30-10:00
  • Room: Virtual Room 1 - EN

Religions in action for the Amazon: Innovations from the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative in Brazil, Colombia and Peru

Virtual Room 1 - EN

Around the world, religious and faith-based groups are sparking action to protect and restore forests in the fight against climate change. With support from the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative (IRI), senior religious leaders are rallying their communities to act, educating a new generation of forest advocates, and calling on governments and the private sector to strengthen commitments towards the protection of forests and Indigenous rights. This 90-minute session will showcase innovations from IRI country programs in Brazil, Colombia and Peru, and explore how interfaith partnerships can advance existing efforts to protect and restore the Amazon.