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Neotrópica Foundation holds 2nd COMDEMAS of the Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor with live broadcasts

Between the days October 26 and 30 from 2020 to Foundation Neotropic do Brasil performs the 2nd Meeting of Eat of the Miranda-Bodoquena Corridor, this year with the theme "The importance of social participation in the conservation of the Environment".

The event will have a series of webinars with the participation of experts from all over the country discussing the main challenges of the Municipal Environment Councils (Comdema) in the current context of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the importance of social participation in environmental conservation and management actions at the local level.

For the executive superintendent of the Neotrópica Foundation, Rodolfo Portela Souza, society is increasingly informed and attentive to the management of public services, especially those related to environmental conservation, due to the growing concern with environmental quality.

For this reason, he points out that involving strategies and providing events and initiatives that mobilize and give voice to the population and strengthen shared environmental management it is fundamental, “Comdemas are these legitimate spaces, recognized for almost 30 years as a space for social participation in the field of conservation”.

The meetings, aimed at the general public, will have live streaming and simultaneous translation in pounds (Brazilian Sign Language).

Registrations are free and can be done through the link https://bit.ly/3khmr1u.

At the end of the event, there will be a certificate delivery to registered participants with a 10-hour workload, just sign the online presence list that will be shared with each transmission.

The meeting is held by the Foundation Neotropic Brazil, through the project & #8220; União de Comdemas Pró-Cerrado & #8221;, executed with support from Partnership Fund for Critical Ecosystems & #8211; CEPF and the International Education Institute of Brazil (IEB).

Check the schedule:

  •  10/26 (Monday) & #8211; Internet and social mobilization in the conservation of the Cerrado

Guests: Michael Becker (IEB / CEPF Cerrado), Janaína Spode (ISC Project) and Rodolfo Portela (Neotrópica Foundation)

  •  27/10 (Tuesday) & #8211; Municipal Environment Councils and challenges facing Covid-19

Guests: Carlos Fanton (Fecondema), Giovanni Galvão (PhD in Urbanism) and Paulino Medina Jr. (UFGD)

  •  10/28 (Wednesday) & #8211; The importance of Science for environmental conservation

Guests: Ariadne Barbosa (UFMS), Angélica Guerra (UFMS) and Priscila Varges (UFMS)

  •  29/10 (Thursday) & #8211; Municipal Environment Fund and Ecological ICMS: Towards shared management

Guests: Lucia Cristal (Comdema Miranda-MS), Elizabete Burkhardt (Imasul) and Nicholas Kaminski (SPVS)

  •  10/30 (Friday) & #8211; Conservation Units: Importance and management

 Guests: Miguel von Behr (Master in Urban and Regional Planning), Sandro Pereira (ICMBio) and Angela Kuczach (Pro-UC Network)

🕕 Time and place:

At broadcasts take place every day at 6 pm (Mato Grosso do Sul time) and 7 pm (Brasília time) on the Foundation's channels Neotropic:

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The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund is a joint initiative of the French Development Agency, Conservation International, the European Union, Global Environmental Management, the Government of Japan and the World Bank. A key goal is to ensure that civil society is involved in biodiversity conservation.

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