FAS participates in the Amazon Borders, the 4th Annual Global Conference of Brazil at Duke University.

10 by April of 2018 - The "Borders of the Amazon" is organized by the initiative Duke Brazil and the Duke Center for Latin American Studies and Caribbean, with the support program of the endowment fund Fellows Von Der Heyden,Hanscom and the Duke of global affairs office.

 

In the days 05 until 06 April, the Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) participated in the 4th Annual Global Conference of Brazil at Duke University, in North Carolina (USA).

No event, institutions such as the Federal University of Pelotas, the Institute Catitu, National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian, National Institute of Amazonian Research (INPA), University of Texas, University of Florida and a leadership Kuikuro Nation, attended the event since 2014 is performed.

Value the Amazon and all life in it there is one of the pillars of the event. The event was attended by indigenous leaders and environmental filmmakers who discuss and present every aspect of the Amazon. Legal rights, access to health care, conservation, biology, coming in the field of geology.

For the manager of the Institutional Development Program FAS, Victor Salviati, Global Annual Conference of Brazil at Duke University, It is important for Amazon because it involves various representatives of society to talk about the Amazon and solutions for the Amazon in an international context.

"In a single conference, has the involvement of top researchers, leaders and doers (as FAS) to discuss the sustainable development of the Amazon, but beyond that, They present the demands and practical solutions based on evidence for sustainable development “in practice” in the Amazon ", He highlighted Victor.

The "Borders of the Amazon" is organized by the initiative Duke Brazil and the Duke Center for Latin American Studies and Caribbean, with the support program of the endowment fund Fellows Von Der Heyden,Hanscom and the Duke of global affairs office.

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