Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

WEBCAST: Protecting the Amazon: A Conversation with President Iván Duque

AS/COA hosted a conversation with the President of Colombia, who discussed his country’s efforts to prevent Amazon deforestation.
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Join us in conversation with Colombian President Iván Duque, head of the country that John Kerry, U.S. special presidential envoy for climate, recently called a “leader on climate change.” We discussed Colombia’s efforts to prevent Amazon deforestation, how to create more green jobs, and opportunities for sustainable growth. This event followed the launch of AQ’s special report on sustainable development of the Amazon and was hosted by:

This event was produced in partnership with:

The program was livestreamed on this page on June 2 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

This event was held in Spanish.


  • Iván Duque, President of Colombia @IvanDuque
  • Brian Winter, Editor-in-Chief, Americas Quarterly @brazilbrian (moderator)

Tags: Amazon, Colombia, Events, The Amazon Issue
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