Bolivia proposes a mechanism to protect the Amazon region in the United Kingdom

“This mechanism is of great importance towards the COP30 Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, which will be held in Bethlehem, Brazil,” the Vice President said during his participation in Canning House, the main academic forum on political, economic and social issues. Environmental issues in latin america uk.

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP30) is scheduled to be held in Belém, Brazil in 2025.

In this sense, Choquehuanca called on all countries to join and begin implementing joint actions.

He added: “From the indigenous peoples, we call on you to activate a set of mutual measures based on dialogue, solidarity and cooperation between the so-called developed and developing countries.”

In his speech, Choquehuanca highlighted the critical role that indigenous peoples play in protecting biodiversity and preserving Mother Earth.

He called for the active participation of governments, academics and businessmen in the search for effective and sustainable solutions.

He considered investing in sustainable projects and opening up international markets for non-timber forest products coming from local communities and indigenous peoples to be “important.”

The main goal of the Bolivian Vice President's proposal is to promote intercultural dialogue and cooperation in building a more equitable and respectful future with Mother Earth, according to an institutional report.

Authorities from Bolivia and the United Kingdom signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday in London to increase cooperation in the fight against the climate crisis on issues such as access to international finance.

The agreement was signed by the Secretary of State for Climate, Environment and Energy of the United Kingdom, Lord Bennion, and the Secretary-General of the Bolivian Vice President, Juan Carlos Aluralde, in a gesture that reflects the interest and determination of both parties for this problem.

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“The goal (…) is to support actions to reduce deforestation, access climate finance and improve resilience efforts (…),” Aloralde stated.

He pointed out that the goal of the understanding is to ensure comprehensive sustainable development with low carbon emissions, in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement and national commitments.

Both countries are members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement, as well as the Convention on Biological Diversity.

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