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The management and future of the parks are the agenda of the meeting held since 2012. Members of civil society, the public sector, and private initiative come together to discuss how to ensure the conservation of our parks, as well as how to generate development and opportunities for Brazil.

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The growth of the park’s partnership and concession agenda has led us to a time when we need to break new ground for the management of such spaces. That was the theme of the Parks of Brazil event in 2017, which addressed issues such as bottlenecks for the development of the sector, the various models of partnerships already tried, and the relationship between parks and society.

In its fifth edition, internationally renowned experts shared the best practices and lessons learned extracted from successful local and international experiences in a full day focused on the discussion of innovative ways for the management and conservation of Brazilian parks.


The event was attended by national and international speakers that addressed topics such as the potential of management models in partnership to ensure the conservation of parks and the development of their surrounding communities. Representatives from the private sector, government, and civil society came together to discuss how our parks can generate, in addition to conservation, wealth, and opportunities for Brazil.

In an unprecedented partnership, Semeia and Arq. Futuro promoted the event Parks of Brazil: management models, opportunities for urban parks and protected areas. In its first phase, on October 7 th , Parks of Brazil gathered representatives of the private sector, public authorities and civil society at the Ibirapuera Park, in São Paulo, to discuss the challenges of the sector in an exchange of experiences that also involved experts from abroad. The second phase of the event took place in the city of Rio de Janeiro, on November 18 th and 19 th , at Espaço Tom Jobim, inside Jardim Botânico.

Moderated by Maria Zulmira de Souza, guests Marcos Siqueira, Manager of the PPP Program of the Government of Minas Gerais, Roberto Trauczynski, Managing Director and Board Member of Cataratas do Iguaçu S.A., and Oliver Hillel, Program Director of the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, spoke about innovative models for park management in Brazil.

The meeting organized a round table, composed of external participants and moderated by Gustavo Timo. Celso Toledo, LCA and E2 Consulting in Economy and Strategy, Manoel Serrão, Funbio Financial Mechanisms Unit, and Jean-Claude Razel, of the Brazilian Association of Ecotourism and Adventure Tourism, participated in the debate.






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