International Events

Learn more about Concertação’s participation in international events such as the UN Climate and Biodiversity Conferences, Stockholm+50, Climate Week NYC, and others. Download content developed by the initiative for each of these agendas.

COP28

The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference was held between November 30 and December 12, 2023, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. See details of the Concertação’s participation on this page.

COP28 Overview: Homework Lessons for the 1.5°C Goal

Building upon the final document of the climate conference in Dubai, which addresses energy transition and the loss and damage fund, and considering the statement on food systems, Brazil needs to pave the way for the expansion of climate ambitions leading up to COP30.

The first week of COP28 indicates that there will be pressure for countries to align their commitments with the 1.5°C target.

Experts from the Arapyaú Institute and the Uma Concertação pela Amazônia initiative provide an assessment of the first days of the Climate Conference; initiatives launch a forum on climate financing.

At COP28, Brazil should advocate for financing and a just transition.

For the Arapyaú Institute and the Uma Concertação pela Amazônia, challenges will require radical cooperation among governments, businesses, civil society, and philanthropy.

COP27

The 27th United Nations Climate Conference took place from November 6 to 18, 2022, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Learn more about the Concertação’s participation on this page.

COP 27 is marked by the action of social movements

Representatives of indigenous peoples, quilombolas, extractivists, black people, young people and peripheries took their messages to the Climate Conference and to the president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Political articulation marks Brazilian participation in the second week of COP 27

Subnational and transitional governments in Brazil debate with civil society on how to act together to face climate change and also in favor of the Amazon.

At COP 27, organizations defend an integrated agenda for the Amazon focused on the well-being of the region's populations

A vision that reconciles natural capital, economy and social justice must be the way to stop deforestation and conserve the Amazon.

At COP 27, Lula highlights the centrality of the Amazon and the Amazonians for the planet

For the Uma Concertação pela Amazônia initiative, the president-elect’s speech reflects the relevance of an integrated development and cooperation agenda for the region.

COP26

The 26th United Nations Climate Conference was held from November 1 to 12, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. See details of Concertação’s participation on this page.

Post-Plenary - A Concertation for the Amazon debates expectations for the decisive week of COP26

In the international launch of a document from the initiative Uma Concertação pela Amazônia, the group talks about the importance of collective mobilization to create a new development model for the region, which abandons old solutions and gives protagonism to indigenous peoples.

At COP26, a panel of women calls on society to build new directions for the Amazon

In the international launch of a document from the initiative Uma Concertação pela Amazônia, the group talks about the importance of collective mobilization to create a new development model for the region, which abandons old solutions and gives protagonism to indigenous peoples.

Debate theme at COP 26, Amazon is key to meeting global climate goals

A Concertation for the Amazon Initiative will present the agenda for the development of the Amazon at the Climate Conference, which starts on October 31, in Glasgow, Scotland.

Global companies pledge to end deforestation in commodity value chains

For the Uma Concertação pela Amazônia initiative, promoting traceability will be essential for companies to fulfill this commitment.

Civil society takes the various Amazons to COP 26

Two documents, prepared by the initiatives Uma Concertação pela Amazônia and Chatham House, present the importance of approaching the sustainable development of the region from its multiplicity and singularities.

Declaration for Forests allows to create a strong forest economy

For the Uma Concertação pela Amazônia initiative, the commitment signed by governments and companies to stop and reverse deforestation recognizes the importance of forests and sustainable agriculture for geopolitics and world economic development.

Indigenous peoples occupy COP 26 in an unprecedented way and reinforce that signed commitments need to be transformed into action

The large presence of representatives of indigenous peoples has been highlighted in this first week of the UN Conference on Climate Change, COP 26.

COP 26 Review: Participation of Brazilian civil society is highlighted in the first week

In an analysis of the first days of the Climate Conference, the initiative Uma Concertação pela Amazônia also highlights the centrality that forests have gained in the climate debate and the points of official negotiation that will need to be resolved to guarantee the success of the event.

Pre-Plenary - A Concertation for the Amazon Initiative debates expectations for the decisive week of COP26

In the network’s plenary, which takes place in Glasgow this afternoon, Izabella Teixeira, former Minister of the Environment, Ana Toni, executive director of the Instituto Clima e Sociedade, and indigenous activist Samela Sateré Mawé analyze how the first days of the Conference and discuss the main points of this week.

A concertation for the Amazon launches an agenda for the development of the region at COP26

The event will be opened by businessman Guilherme Leal, one of the founders of the initiative that proposes actions for sustainable development, with social justice, for the different Amazons.

COP15

The 15th United Nations Conference on Biodiversity took place from December 7 to December 19, 2022, in Montreal, Canada. Access the content developed by the initiative during the event below:

Balance Sheet - Results​

For the initiative Uma Concertação pela Amazônia and the Arapyaú Institute, the agreement defined in the Biodiversity COP is positive; The challenge will be to meet targets and allocate resources to conservation.

Restoration agenda gains prominence at the Biodiversity COP​

Healthy ecosystems are essential to address climate change and stem biodiversity loss; initiatives in the Atlantic Forest attract recognition and funding.

What civil society expects and how it seeks to influence discussions​

Organizations seek to influence the negotiations of the COP on Biodiversity, which have made little progress so far, and point out the main obstacles that need to be resolved.

Why the COP is important for Brazil​

Less famous than the Climate COP, the Biodiversity COP gains weight especially for megadiverse countries that expect to benefit financially from ecosystem conservation actions