This session brings 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) 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; and the institutional underpinnings of impactful and sustainable strategies, coalitions and movements to protect Indigenous territories and rights.

All Eyes on the Amazon: Linking Strategies, Territories and Organizations

Publisher: Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)

Language: English

Year: 2021

Ecosystem(s): Forests

Location(s): Latin America

  • All Eyes on the Amazon program (AEA)


  • International Institute of Social Studies

  • Alianza Ceibo

  • Greenpeace


  • Coordenação das Organizações Indígenas da Bacia do Rio Amazonas (COICA)

  • Maria Moreno de los Ríos

    Senior Manager Amazon Programs / Gerente Senior Programas Amazónicos, Hivos

  • Oswando Nenquimo

    Activista Waorani, vocero político, defensor de los derechos humanos y la naturaleza, cofundador Resistencia Waorani, Alianza Ceibo, Alianza Ceibo

  • Oliver Salge

    Coordenador do Programa Todos os Olhos na Amazônia, Greenpeace Brasil

  • Eliana Rojas Torres

    Coordinadora de Articulación y Aprendizaje de los programas Todos los Ojos en la Amazonía y Ruta de Salud Indígena Amazónica, Hivos

  • Tabea Casique

    Dirigente de Educación, Ciencia y Tecnología Coordinadora de las Organizaciones Indígenas de la Cuenca Amazónica (COICA), COICA

  • Lorenzo Pellegrini

    Associate Professor of Economics of Environment and Development , International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam

  • Alfonso López

    President, Cocama Association for the Development and Conservation of San Pablo de Tipishca (Acodecospat), federation that is part of the Amazonian Indigenous Peoples United in Defense of their Territories Organization (PUINAMUDT)

  • Carolina Zambrano Barragan


  • Kari Guajajara

    Indigenous Lawyer and Advisor, Coordination of Organizations and Articulations of Indigenous Peoples of Maranhão (COAPIMA).

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