Free online course “Environmental crimes in the Amazon: dynamics, roots and solutions”, promoted by CIPÓ

The free online course “Environmental crimes in the Amazon: roots, dynamics and solutions”, promoted by Plataforma CIPÓ, started on 01/24/2022.

The course provides an overview of the main challenges associated with environmental crimes in Brazil, with a focus on the Amazon region. General topics covered include: Stakeholders (involved in combating environmental crimes; international cooperation models relevant to combat and prevention; the link between environmental crimes and financial crimes (with a focus on illegal logging and illegal mining); and preventing and combating impunity for environmental crimes.

The course is divided into five modules composed of a recorded class (about 10 to 15 minutes each), which was made available through the Google Classroom platform.

The modules also contain live classes each week, which will be broadcast openly to subscribers and non-subscribers, via YouTube on the Plataforma CIPÓ channel. Check out the links for each of the classes below.


* Provisional title to be confirmed by speakers.

The course uses clear and easy-to-understand language so that anyone interested in the subject, who does not necessarily have previous experience in the area, can easily follow along. By explaining the complex dynamics and impacts of environmental crimes in an accessible language, CIPÓ aims to increase the interest and engagement of the general public in the topic, helping to form new leaders and environmental and climate activists.

Plataforma CIPÓ
Plataforma CIPÓ
Plataforma CIPÓ is an independent, women-led policy institute focusing on climate, governance, and peacebuilding in Latin America and the Caribbean and, more generally, the Global South.



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