News tagged "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...

Churches and Mining Network in Latin America to meet in Bogota in September

For the third time in Latin America, the Churches and Mining Network will bring together religious, pastoral, and social movements and leaders of communities affected by large mining projects on the continent. The meeting will take place in Bogotá, Colombia, from 2 to 6 September...

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