Thu, Sep 24 | Online Panel


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Time & Location

Sep 24, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:45 PM EDT
Online Panel

About the Event

This panel will explore issues arising from the current international crisis, the particular challenges facing the Amazon region, and the potential for solutions that address interests of its people and safeguard the Amazon’s contribution to the health and wellbeing of the Earth and its climate.

Moderator: Tzeporah Berman, International Program Director


  • Ulrich Volz, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance at SOAS, University of London: Current International Context/Contexto Internacional Actual
  • Domingo Peas, Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon-CONFENIAE-Amazon Sacred Headwaters Coordinator: The Amazonia context from the Sacred Headwaters/Contexto de la Amazonia desde las Cuencas Sagradas
  • Carlos Larrea, profesor Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar-Ecuador: A proposal from the Amazonia to the planet/Una propuesta desde la Amazonia para el planeta
  • Romina Picolotti, President of the Center for Human Rights and Environment & Climate Change Senior Advisor at the Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development: The debt-for-climate approach/El enfoque de la deuda por el clima
  • Eric LeCompte, Executive Director Jubilee USA Network: TBD
  • Kevin Gallaher-Professor, Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies; Director, Boston University Global Development Policy Center: Next Steps/Siguientes Pasos

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