René Orellana speaking in Bolivia-UK trade conference, June 2016.
Interview with Rene Orellana, Minister of Development Planning of Bolivia, HispanTV Face to Face programme, 15 November 2015.

Climate Change and Bolivia

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Interview with René Orellana on the impact of Climate Change on Bolivia. The Democracy Center, March 2012.
Talk by Marcos Orellana, director of Human Rights Watch, 19 October 2017: "Towards Global Recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment".

Environmental Activism

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Human Rights Weekend 2018: As the world urbanizes and industrializes, and as effects of climate change intensify, environmental crises will increasingly devastate the lives, health, and livelihoods of people around the globe. Activists and ordinary citizens who are defending their rights to land and the environment may face intimidation, legal harassment and deadly violence. During this session, we explore...
A 2013 interview with journalist Eliane Brum at the Sempre Um Papo literary festival in Belo Horizonte, where she talks about her new book, A Menina Quebrada, a collection of the best of her weekly columns in which 'she gives the reader a snapshot of our times, seen through the eyes of a reporter who observes the world with...

Calles Compartidas, Santiago

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Calles Compartidas (Shared Streets) is a pilot initiative which, based on UK experiences of sustainable transport and citizen participation, attempts to change the way we use city streets so as to fight climate change. The first pilot project is taking place in the Lastarria and Bellas Artes neighbourhoods of Santiago. More information at www.callescompartidas.org  
It is not only in the Amazon and remote rural areas that indigenous lands are coming under increased pressure as the new Bolsonaro government extends carte blanche to land-thieves and developers. As CIMI (the Conselho Indigenista Missionário - Indigenous Missionary Council) has denounced, indigenous residents of a Guarani community near Porto Alegre are being threatened by security guards hired...
President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has chosen Ricardo Salles as Brazil’s environment minister. The former São Paulo state government environment secretary is under investigation for allegedly redrawing maps allowing protected lands to be developed for mining and factories. His statements are heavily pro-agribusiness and sometimes espouse violence. The selection of ruralist Tereza Cristina as agriculture minister, and Ernesto Araújo as...
Rios de Encontro (Rivers of Meeting), is an eco-cultural and socio-educational project based in the community of Cabelo Seco, Pará, Brazil. The project spent the last two weeks of November in national and international activities to celebrate the role of young arts-educators who, in the midst of worrying and uncertain times, are searching for creative ways to promote social...

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