Voices from the Forest

03nov3:00 pm5:00 pmVoices from the ForestA film showcase for people and forestsCOP26 Green Zone and online3:00 pm - 5:00 pm OrganiserEnvironmental Investigation Agency (EIA), If Not Us Then Who, Rainforest Foundation UKThemeClimate Justice,Nature & Biodiversity

Event Details

The event will showcase a series of short films highlighting the role local communities play in forest protection, and the urgent need to include them as partners to protect the threatened forests of the world, alongside discussions with indigenous leaders, leading NGOs and local campaigners.

The event will be streamed live from the cinema auditorium in the COP26 Green Zone in Glasgow and will be hosted and moderated by Jonathan Watts, Global Environmental Editor at the Guardian.

Tune in at 3pm on Wednesday 3rd November at the official YouTube platform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiZ45rCT91A

The showcase will feature sections of EIA’s new film ‘Indonesia: The Fight for the Remaining Forest’ as well as If Not Us Then Who’s new short film ‘Homecoming’, filmed by indigenous people in Indonesia, and Rainforest Foundation’s film ‘Our Forest, Our Land’.

Speakers include:
• Nonnette Royo – Executive Director, Tenure Facility
• Mina Setra – Alliance of Indigenous Peoples of the Archipelago (AMAN), Indonesia
• Abu Meridian – Executive Director, Kaoem Telapak, Indonesia
• Mardi Minangsari – Campaigner, Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
• Joseph Itongwa – indigenous Walikale from the North Kivu province, DRC
• Blaise Mudodosi – Coordinator of the NGO Action pour la Promotion et Protection des Peuples et Espèces Menacées (APEM) in DRC
• Joe Eisen – Rainforest Foundation UK’s Executive Director

Time

(Wednesday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm