Special BeyondCovid19 webcast livestream: Don’t Miss Artists for Amazonia!

29 May, 2020 | Press Releases

Live stream on Friday 29 May 2020, at 19.00 GMT+1 (Brussels time)

Amazon peoples’ rights must be a priority, now more than ever. Therefore, this week, for our #BeyondCovid19 webcast, we will rebroadcast a great event live on Facebook tomorrow, Friday 29 May at 7pm (UTC+1). 

NPWJ is a proud member of the Amazon Emergency Fund’s Founding Solidarity Circle, the initiator of the campaign Artists for Amazonia and of the event “Artists for Amazonia: Protecting the Protectors”.  Find it on our social media! Save the date! 

WHEN: Live May 28th 5pm (UTC-7) / rebroadcasted on our Facebook page May 29 at 19.00 (UTC+1) 

WHERE: Join the livestream at ArtistsforAmazonia.org or on our Facebook page!  

WHAT: This is a virtual benefit for the Amazon Emergency Fund to protect indigenous Amazonian people under extreme threat from COVID-19. Featuring musical performances, indigenous leaders, entertainment influencers, scientists, conservation advocates, and more! 

Want to donate to the Amazon Emergency Fund now? Go to www.amazonemergencyfund.org

About the Amazon Emergency Fund 

The Amazon Emergency Fund is a newly-formed collaborative working in close coordination with COICA (Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples of the Amazon Basin) and its nine national organisations, as well as partners and allies across the Amazon and around the world, to support emergency COVID-19 response. It directly supports rapid response grants for urgent and immediate prevention and care; food and medical supplies; emergency communications and evacuation; protection and security for forest guardians; & food sovereignty and community resilience. 

About Artists for Amazonia 

The Artists for Amazonia campaign is harnessing the power of creative and entertainment influencers to catalyse global action in response to the crisis in the Amazon rainforest and threats to indigenous earth defenders. Together, we are advocating for Amazon’s permanent protection. 

Among the guests Carlos Santana, Jane Fonda, Morgan Freeman, indigenous leaders Sonia Guajajara and Nina Gualinga, scientists, conservation advocates and more!