Category: Extractives in Latin America

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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Workshop “Conflict Transformation and Advocacy” in San Salvador

The Latin America and Carribean Coordinator Martha Inés Romero and Alejandro Carías, an environmentalist from San Salvador, have been in San Salvador for four days working with the communities affected by extractivism. Context Analysis, Conflict Transformation and Nonviolence, and Advocacy are some of the useful tools and methodologies used for developing Advocacy action plans, which

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