News tagged "Latin America"

Latin America: Pax Christi International joins forces with EU-CELAC working group for EU consultation on Latin America

On 15 February 2018, Pax Christi International participated in a EU consultation with civil society organisations organised by the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the European Commission (Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development – DG DEVCO)...

Canada: Pax Christi International welcomes Canadian government decision creating an ombudsperson for mining

Pax Christi International is pleased by the decision of the Canadian government and hopes that this will lead to other governments addressing the human rights issues around extractive industries in Latin America...

Summary and conclusions from the panel discussion on "Extractives in Latin America"

On 31 October 2017, Pax Christi International and CIDSE organised a panel discussion hosted by COMECE in Brussels titled, ‘Extractives in Latin America: grass roots and international community responses’, which was attended by indigenous people, civil society representatives and policy makers...

Pax Christi International releases position paper on extractives in Latin America

Over the years, many Latin American communities have been heavily affected by the activities of companies exploiting natural resources, such as oil, gas, gold, silver, iron, copper, and tin, as well as by other large-scale development projects, such as agribusiness, highways, hydroelectric, wind power, etc...

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