COP Initiative led by Mexico will have $ 365 million to fund restoration areas in Latin America. Brazil missed out.
Study released in COP20 in Lima, maintains that Amazon countries make commitments to avoid carbon emissions and preserve natural areas.
The situation is especially bad in the northwest Amazon. News of José Antún’s death in Ecuador follows the September killing of four Peruvian indigenous anti-logging activists near the Brazil border.
In Lima, Peru, during COP 20, the Brazilian government and BNDES presented a plan to implement monitoring systems in partnership with the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO).
Lima, as host of COP 20, will be the scenary for the most important debate facing humanity today, that will define the future of the planet.
The November 15 in Puerto Maldonado, the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP), made the campaign “Cleaning and collect solid waste” under the Campaign PUT YOUR PART Madre de Dios, an initiative promoted few days before COP20.
The Statement of Lima, result of Third Pan-Amazon Meeting, called the Peruvian government to assume an essential role in COP 20, to position the region as vital to achieving the goals and objectives of the Climate Convention.
Minister Manuel Pulgar Vidal said he expects seal the deal around the mechanism for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, during the 20th UN Climate Change Conference, which takes place this year in Peru.
COICA will present the proposals to the COP20 as well as contributions to boosting indigenous participation and regional consultation.