Brazilian Tragedy: Risk for the Common Home?

Brazilian Tragedy: Risk for the Common Home?


Religious, human rights and socio-biodiversity organizations are leading the initiative, which will feature representatives from churches, researchers, activists, students and specialists from different areas.

The process of deconstruction of democracy in Brazil experienced in recent years has led the country to multiple emergencies: in the religious area, with fundamentalism, in the economic area, with the rupture of the welfare state, in the area of ​​human rights, with the growing violence and the murder of groups made vulnerable by their ethnic, racial, social, territorial and gender characteristics, in the area of ​​socio-biodiversity, with the destruction of forests, biomes and native peoples, in the area of ​​health, with the health crisis caused by the countless administrative responsibility practices during the Covid-19 pandemic that contributed to a high rate of contamination and deaths.

The federal government’s denial policies to adequately face the pandemic turned it into an emergency emergency. Thus, the main objective of the Seminar is to analyze the current scenario of collapse in health systems and neglect of health policies referenced by science, in order to understand what risks the present situation may represent (or not) for the planet as a whole – our Common Home.

“Over these three days we will deepen the analysis of the Brazilian situation in the light of pandemics and measure the impacts of fundamentalism on democracy, economy, socio-biodiversity and the health crisis,” explained CONIC secretary general Romi Bencke, adding that The idea is also “to establish alliances and action strategies”.

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