Protecting the Amazon Region: Governance Gaps

04 May 2021

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The webinar, Protecting the Amazon Region: Governance Gaps, aims to address the governance gaps/challenges for the protection of the Amazon forest from anthropological, political science, legal and regional governance perspectives.

Organised by  ERC Curiae Virides Research Project (BSoG/VUB- Belgium), in collaboration with Queen Mary University (UK) and UNU-CRIS (Belgium), the webinar will be held on Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 16:00 - 18:00 hrs (CET).

The programme includes: 

  • 16:00 Introduction
  • 16:10 Health Centered Environmental GovernanceDoreen Montag (Queen Mary University and UNU-CRIS) 
  • 16:30 Can judges nudge national governments to protect the forest? Liliana Lizarazo Rodriguez (Brussels School of Governance VUB)
  • 16:50 Regional governance instruments for the Amazon regionMaria Antonia Tigre (Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE))  
  • 17:10 A critical perspective on the EU VPAsElke Verhaeghe (UNU-CRIS UGent)
  • 17:30 Q&A

Read more. The event will take place online, register here. 

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