26th Annual International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF) conference

February 1, 2020 - 1:30pm
Journalism in the Tropics: Telling Stories for Resistance and Repair
Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium See map
195 Prospect St.

Conference speakers:

Pablo Albarenga, National Geographic Explorer and a Pulitzer Center grantee

Nelly Luna Amancio, Founder and Editor at OjoPúblico

Aisyah Llewellyn, Deputy Editor, New Naratif

Ranto Sibarani, Legal Advisor, New Naratif

If you are interested in attending this panel discussion, please register at http://bit.ly/2IX4pRt for free with code: istf2020journalismpanel 

About the Speakers

Nelly Luna Amancio
Nelly Luna Amancio is an investigative journalist specializing in stories on the environment, human rights, and corporate power. She is the Founder and Editor at OjoPúblico, an investigative media outlet that is widely read and referenced in Perú and in Latin America media. Nelly Luna participated in the Panama Papers global research that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2017. With her leadership, the OjoPúblico team has developed several cross-border investigations about environmental crimes and has received international and national awards. Nelly Luna is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting’s Rainforest Journalism Fund. @nellylun

Pablo Albarenga
Pablo Albarenga (Montevideo, 1990) is National Geographic Explorer and a Pulitzer Center grantee. He works as a documentary photographer, cinematographer and visual storyteller exploring Human Rights issues in Latin America. Albarenga has dedicated his work to investigating, studying, and photographing the land conflicts that continue to affect traditional populations, threatened by huge development projects aiming to exploit the rich natural resources available such as minerals, wood and extensive agriculture. Follow his work more closely via Instagram (@pabloa.photo) or directly through his website: www.pabloalbarenga.com

Aisyah Llewellyn
Aisyah Llewellyn is a former diplomat and a British journalist of five years standing based in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. She is the Deputy Editor of New Naratif and has written for the Guardian, Al Jazeera, the South China Morning Post, Lowy Institute and Asia Times. She has a BA Indonesian from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, is fluent in Bahasa Indonesia, and writes primarily about Indonesia politics and human rights.

Ranto Sibarani
Ranto Sibarani is a human rights lawyer based in Medan, Indonesia. He has worked for over 10 years on the management board of KontraS in North Sumatra, a commission for disappeared peoples and victims of violence. Experienced in social and humanitarian work, he has been active in the North Sumatra Provincial Legislature as an expert in the Law and Government Commission for the past five years. He has been working with Aisyah Llewellyn on investigating human rights and environmental abuses in Indonesia.