elected president of brazil Lula da Silvabrazilian wants homegrown “Don’t behave like bandits.” For this reason, the 77-year-old Brazilian president announced on Wednesday the creation of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples. COP27 Climate Summit which is celebrated in the spa town in Egypt Sharm El Sheikh,
After he was greeted with applause and cheers by hundreds of people upon his arrival yesterday at one of the pavilions of a UN climate conference, Lula has promised “Talk a lot” with Indigenous communities Coordinating policies that guarantee their human rights and ownership of their land, highly valued by agribusiness and illegal mining.
In a meeting of dozens of people with the governors of Brazil’s nine Amazon states, Lula called for maintaining a permanent dialogue with Brazil’s indigenous peoples’ communities and “Stop the Deforestation of the Amazon, Amazon activist Simone Karipuna expressed hope that indigenous communities can overcome difficulties and work with Lula’s incoming government, which plans to take office on January 1: “No talks with our current government Didn’t,” he lamented. policies of jair bolsonaro In the Amazon that supported the interests of agribusiness and illegal mining.
“The planet alerts us all the time that we need each other to survive. We are vulnerable to climate tragedies,” he warned. Professor of Political Science at Campinas State University andre kessel La Razón states that “the issue of the indigenous and the environment is one of the great novelties of Lula’s political discourse”: “despite the important fight against deforestation in the Amazon, they were central issues on his agenda during the period of his government”. were not.” Kessel considers the Ministry of Native Peoples “interesting”: “Again there will be a Ministry of Racial Equality and a Ministry of Women’s Equality, why not a Ministry of Native Peoples?”
,Brazil is back in the world. It cannot be isolated as it has been in recent years, with a government that has made no effort to talk to the world”, Lula declared in Egypt, while thousands of Bolsonarians marched in front of the outgoing presidential army. After the concentration of the barracks of twelve cities of Brazil fell silent this Tuesday on the occasion of Republic Day.
Lula has criticized Bolsonaro’s environmental policy on several occasions. Average annual deforestation in the Amazon increased by 75% during Bolsonaro’s tenure compared to the previous decade. Lula promises to “stop” deforestation of the Amazon, which reached record levels in the first half of the year due to a boost in mining and agricultural activities. Lula has proposed holding a 2025 climate summit in the Amazon.
On the eve of his speeches at the climate summit, Lula met with the US envoy to COP27 on Tuesday night, john kerry, to discuss measures against deforestation and climate change. Kerry mentions fund to save Amazon Germany and Norway have shown themselves to be in favor of reactivating After suspending donations for disagreeing with Bolsonaro’s environmental policy: “We will work diligently to achieve that goal with our partners, Norway, Germany and other countries that have long committed to it.” Norway is the largest contributor to that fund, and according to its environment ministry, there are currently $641 million available,
Lula did not mention a possible alliance Brazil is working on with Congo and Indonesia, three countries with some of the largest tropical forests on the planet. Brazil, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo Launched a climate alliance to work together against deforestation caused by deforestation and agricultural exploitation under the slogan “OPEC of the Forests”, a reference to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The idea is that these Brazil, Indonesia and Congo coordinate their strategies to manage forests and protect their biodiversity. Representatives of nearly 200 countries attending a climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh are embroiled in complex negotiations over the possible creation of a fund to compensate countries most affected by the climate crisis.
Lula intends to strengthen a dialogue with Brazil’s indigenous communities in order to design his environmental agenda. Kaysel points out that Lula will have to use his negotiating edge to draw closer to the native people and not lose the support of a part of Brazil’s business community: “Lula’s relations with indigenous peoples and environmentalists worsened in his second term. and especially since then for the priority given to economic development based on the export of primary products by the government of Dilma Rousseff”.