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The Nuwas Forest: defenders of the forest and of the ancient knowledge

In the last episode of the series Solutions for the Amazon developed within the framework of the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) program, we present the Nuwas Forest initiative, a protected space conserved exclusively by women of the Awajún people in Peru.

Through the identification and planting of ancestral plants, the Awajún women have managed to rescue their forest and the ancestral knowledge of their people, despite challenges such as sexism and the pandemic.

They currently have a brand of herbal infusions and venture into community tourism to share their learnings on caring for nature and their culture.

Language: Spanish with English Subtitles

Webinar Proposal: Legal Alternatives to deal with Oil Spills in Peru

Date: May 12, 2022. Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 p.m. (Peru/Colombia time). Organizers: Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA) HIVOS Grupo sobre derrames Petroleros de la Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos del Perú Oxfam en Perú Registration and link to the seminar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hZQCfPZOSsi5TpNdD1ea4g(After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to […]

Watch the Escazú Agreement COP1 Meeting

The First Meeting of the Conference of the Parts (COP1) to the  Escazú Agreement began this Wednesday April 20 in Santiago de Chile with the purpose of reviewing the state of the implementation of the Agreement and advance on its operationalization. The Meeting, going until April 22, also seeks to call the States Parties and other […]

Collaborative podcast series on the defense of the Amazon produced by Indigenous communicators

Community communication is a powerful tool to amplify the struggles of Indigenous peoples and local communities in the Amazon. Being developed within and by the members of the communities, it is an approach to the realities that afflict them, which is told from their voices and their experiences. For this reason, within the framework of […]

Criminal Justice Observatory: Defense of indigenous rights 💪

In a context of constant criminalization of Indigenous peoples in Brazil for the fight for their rights, we highlight the work of the Observatory of the Criminal Justice System and Indigenous Peoples of APIB in the 7th episode of the #SolutionsfortheAmazon vlog series, developed by Hivos in the framework of the All Eyes on the Amazon program.

The Observatory works to make these cases visible and accompany Indigenous leaders in their defense through the following axis:

👉 Research and production of knowledge
👉 Data consolidation
👉 Case Monitoring

Strategies for the ratification and effective implementation of the Escazú Agreement in the Amazonian countries

The April session of the All Eyes on the Amazon (AEA) Programme´s Learning Community on strategies for the ratification and effective implementation of the Escazú Agreement in the Amazonian countries will be held on April 28th.  Day: Thursday, April 28, 2022 – from 4:00 p.m.. to 6 p.m. (CEST) Organizers: Hivos – AEA, OLAC, and the […]

Successful COVID-19 Vaccination Strategies

In the context of the project Partnership for the Amazon against COVID-19 an international webinar called “Response to COVID-19 five amazon countries” took place, organized by Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH), USAID, and CEDRO, in which important topics were discussed, such as mental health, education, and COVID-19 vaccination. To talk about this last topic, the webinar […]

Ebook: Without Indigenous women, there’s no future

This photobook is a compilation of photographs and interviews with Indigenouswomen from the Amazon Basin with special emphasis on leaders from Ecuador,Peru, and Brazil, carried out by Hivos within the framework of the All Eyes onthe Amazon program, during the Indigenous Women’s Marches in Brasilia (2019,2021) and other virtual and face-to-face exchange spaces. Through these […]