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CEBRI, the Institute for Climate and Society and Uma Concertação para a Amazônia Analyze First Week of COP 26

On Monday, the 8th of November, the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI) convened a plenary with the objective of analyzing the first week of COP26, held in Glasgow, Scotland. The event was organized in partnership with the Institute for Climate and Society (iCS) and broadcast on CEBRI's YouTube channel. It counted with the participation of Ana Toni, CEBRI Senior Fellow and Executive Director of iCS, Samela Sateré-Mawé, youth spokesperson for Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil (APIB) and was mediated by Izabella Teixeira, Trustee at CEBRI and former Minister of the Environment.

According to the event's participants, the presence of governors and mayors at the conference represents a positive aspect of this COP edition. Samela Sateré-Mawé and 40 other Indigenous leaders, mostly women, attended the conference in greater numbers than in previous editions. Mawé stated that Indigenous people need to participate in the debate about climate change, without intermediaries, as they are on the front lines, fighting deforestation and suffering its consequences directly.

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On Monday, the 8th of November, the Brazilian Center for International Relations (CEBRI) convened a plenary with the objective of analyzing the first week of COP26, held in Glasgow, Scotland. The event was organized in partnership with the Institute for Climate and Society (iCS) and broadcast on CEBRI's YouTube channel. It counted with the participation of Ana Toni, CEBRI Senior Fellow and Executive Director of iCS, Samela Sateré-Mawé, youth spokesperson for Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil (APIB) and was mediated by Izabella Teixeira, Trustee at CEBRI and former Minister of the Environment.

According to the event's participants, the presence of governors and mayors at the conference represents a positive aspect of this COP edition. Samela Sateré-Mawé and 40 other Indigenous leaders, mostly women, attended the conference in greater numbers than in previous editions. Mawé stated that Indigenous people need to participate in the debate about climate change, without intermediaries, as they are on the front lines, fighting deforestation and suffering its consequences directly.

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