Category: Extractives in Latin America

Between Covid-19 and Extractivist Policies

New publication from Pax Christi International on the impacts, challenges, and alternatives to resisting communities in Latin America and the Caribbean. Entre el Covid-19 y las Políticas Extractivistas: Impactos, Retos y Alternativas para las comunidades que resisten en América Latina y el Caribe Between Covid-19 and Extractivist Policies: Impacts, Challenges, and Alternatives to resisting communities

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Global Solidarity with Communities, Indigenous Peoples and Workers at Risk from Mining Pandemic Profiteers

Pax Christi International joins more than 300 organisations from around the world in denouncing multinational mining companies that are profiting from the global COVID-19 pandemic. Resource extraction is one of the most destructive industries in the world, and mining companies are trying to profit from the current crisis. We condemn ways the industry and many

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Contribution of the Colombian National NGOs Roundtable on business and human rights

Colombian NGOs, with the support of Pax Christi International, have released a new statement to address business-related human rights abuses. The statement 1) suggests concrete measures to identify, prevent, mitigate and implement accountability for the real and potential effects in conflict and post-conflict situations, 2) addresses the relationship between the United Nations Guiding Principles on

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