With funding from the United States Embassy in Suriname and the sponsorship of the Youth Education and Leadership Foundation and Global Americans, we are pleased to present “Indigenous Rights and Extractive Industries in the Amazon,” a two-day virtual conference on human rights and environmental issues in the Amazon.
You can watch part one of the conference via the video link above, which specifically focuses on indigenous rights in the Amazon and includes discussion and commentary from:
– Luis Gilberto Murillo, Colombia’s former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development
– Ine Apapoe, Lecturer at the Anton De Kom University of Suriname
– Magda Monteza, Strategic Planning Specialist, Panamanian Ministry of Government
– Jorge Andrés Forero Gonzáles, Director of Peacebuilding, Al Centro (Colombia)
Moderator: Guy Mentel, Executive Director, Global Americans
Click here to watch part two, which centers around extractive industries in the Amazon.