Protecting the Amazon Region: Governance Gaps

Tuesday 04 May 2021, 16:00 to 18:00

This webinar aims at gathering experts from diverse disciplines on key aspects of the protection of the Amazon forest. It will address diverse gaps/challenges from anthropological, political science, legal and regional governance perspectives

The event will take place online, please click here to register.



  • 16:00 Introduction

  • 16:10 Health Centered Environmental Governance. Doreen Montag (Queen Mary University).

  • 16:30 Can judges nudge national governments to protect the forest? Liliana Lizarazo Rodriguez (Brussels School of Governance VUB)

  • 16: 50 Regional governance instruments for the Amazon region. Maria Antonia Tigre (Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE))  

  • 17:10 A critical perspective on the EU VPAs. Elke Verhaeghe (UNU-CRIS UGent)

  • 17:30 Q&A

Moderated by Afaf Rahim, researcher of the ERC Curiae Virides Project


Organized by: ERC Curiae Virides Research Project (BSoG/VUB- Belgium), in collaboration with Queen Mary University (UK) and UNU-CRIS (Belgium).