Global Forest Coalition Events Global Forest Coalition Events en Guarani Women’s Struggle to Reclaim Land in Bolivia: Webinar on 9 August  

On August 9, the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, join us for a webinar with Guarani women leaders from Bolivia, who will tell us about their successful struggle to reclaim part of their ancestral territory. These women recently published a book about their efforts, called Laguna Chica.

Register here:

Objective: To learn and spread the word about the achievement of Guarani women's struggles to recover their original community territories usurped by ranchers in the Chaco region of Bolivia (Tarija).

Time: 13:30-15:00 CEST / 7:30am EDT

Facilitation: Valentina Figueroa Martinez

Interpretation will be available in Russian, French and English.




Welcome and introduction


Panel of 3 women leaders of Laguna La Laguna Chica, first reclaimed land of original community territory (TCO in Spanish) with the struggle of women from the Assembly of Guarani Peoples (APG from Spanish)


Video of Laguna Chica women's struggle


Rights to the original community territory, granted by Bolivian Constitution and the Productive Revolution. Rosario Ricaldi, Executive Director of CCIMCAT


Women and the land tenure in Bolivia. Tania Sanchez Montano, Executive Director of La Coordinadora de la Mujer




Conclusions and closing of the event, Juana Vera Delgado



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Demystifying False Climate Solutions and their Impacts: Regional Workshops

Many proposals, pledges and solutions have been put forth, but as we know, “not all that glitters is gold.” These ideas, cleverly couched in climate jargon, often represent the interests of fossil fuel companies, agri-business, industrial agriculture, bioenergy, and multinational giants. To demystify these false solutions, we must make sure that frontline communities, Indigenous Peoples, women, youth, rights groups and climate justice movements are well aware of what they are, how they are presented, and what their impacts and implications are. 

We are organizing a series of three regional virtual workshops with allies and member groups of the Global Forest Coalition to take a deep look at issues such as land-based carbon offsets and trading, net zero promises, large-scale monoculture plantations and bioenergy. We will demystify them and offer a critical analysis of these false climate solutions from a regional perspective. We will also showcase real solutions to climate change, deforestation and biodiversity loss that are gender transformative and community-led as viable and real alternatives and solutions instead.

We are happy to invite you all to join us for the three workshops, which will take place on the following dates:

17 August 2022 at 18:00 UTC: Regional workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean. This workshop will be held in Spanish and Portuguese. Register at

25 August 2022 at 10:00 UTC: Regional workshop for Asia-Pacific. This workshop will be held in English. Register at:

29 September 2022 at 12:00 UTC: Regional workshop for Africa. This workshop will be held in French and English. Register at:

We will send follow-up invitations for each workshop with more details, but you can already register at the links provided above. 

We hope to e-see many of you. Please share this invitation widely with your networks!

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