House Foreign Affairs Committee

Forest Conservation in the Fight Against Climate Change

2172 Rayburn
Thu, 12 May 2022 14:00:00 GMT

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Chair Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.)

Rep. Hoyer will discuss the AMAZON21 Act (H.R 5830), which would authorize a trust fund of $9 billion for the State Department to enter long-term bilateral agreements with developing countries to assist them in ending deforestation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


Panel I:
  • Steny Hoyer, Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Rep. Bruce Westerman, Ranking Member, House Committee on Natural Resources
Panel II:
  • M. Sanjayan, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Conservation International
  • Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, President, Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad (AFPAT)
  • Romina Bandura, Senior Fellow, Project on Prosperity and Development, Center for Strategic and International Studies