On Febuary 09, 2023, Plataforma CIPÓ attended the “Peripheries COP” (COP das Baixadas) event, held in Belém, in the state of Pará. The opening panel, “the peripheries at the core of the climate debate”, featured CIPÓ Senior Researcher Flávia do Amaral Vieira, as well as Joyce Cursino (Negritas Filmes e Prod.), Professor Ruth Helena (UFRA), Ruth Ferreira (GuetoHub), Val Munduruku (Engajamundo), Vitória Galvão (Palmares Lab), Juliana Strobel (Fundação Avina), Waleska Queiroz (Rede Jandyras), and Brenda Brito (Imazon).
COP das Baixadas is a Climate Conference pilot event, constructed by community led organizations and activist groups based in Belém. The event’s programme and panels highlighted the climate action work carried out by local actors and community-based organizations from Amazon peripheries, as well as advocated for greater participation of such actors in climate decision making at all levels.