03/05/2022

Europe Day in the Colombian Amazon


  • START DATE
    07/05/2022
  • EVENT TYPE
    Meeting
  • LOCATION
    Colombia, Amazon
  • END DATE
    10/05/2022
  • ORGANISER
    EU Delegation to Colombia

The Delegation of the European Union to Colombia, Ambassadors of European Embassies and the EURAXESS LAC Regional Coordinator will travel to the Colombian Amazon to celebrate 'Europe day' on the 9th of May 2022.

The goals of this mission are the following:

  • Celebrate Europe Day in the triple Amazon border to show the priority that should be given to the environmental issue.
  • Visit the projects supported by the EU, mainly the Amacayacu Natural Park and the commitment to Sustainable Local Development (DLS)
  • Within the framework of the European Year of Youth, launch the group of young defenders for the environment together with the Youth Councilors of the Amazon for COP 27.
  • Show the importance of environmental defenders within the framework of the 'Defendamos la vida' campaign.
  • Have several interactions with various actors such as traditional and ancestral authorities, youth, communities, businessmen and scientists, among others.

Follow us on Twitter for live updates between the 7th and 10th of May 2022 (#EuropeDay2022):

  • EURAXESS LAC: @EuraxessLAC
  • EU Delegation to Colombia: @UEenColombia
  • Ambassador of the EU Delegation to Colombia: @GBertrand_UE