IRI Peru launches local chapter in district of Nieva

On 13 April, IRI Peru launched a local chapter in the district of Nieva, province of Condorcanqui, which is where the Awajun and Wampis peoples reside. A total of nine religious and Indigenous leaders make up leadership of the new local chapter. A key outcome of the launch event was the cultivation of the partnership and collaboration between the religious leaders on combatting deforestation and protecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples.