News tagged "Extractives"

STATEMENT: A call to the European Union - Human rights violations continue in Honduras

We as representatives of members organisations on the Pax Christi International working group on extractive industries in Latin America join the voices of those expressing great concern about the violations of the human rights of social leaders, human rights defenders and opposition leaders by Honduran State security forces...

Pax Christi International sends letter to Canadian government regarding its decision to create an ombudsperson dealing with extractives cases

Pax Christi International is glad that following its letter of 28 February 2017 and after receiving a response letter, the Canadian government has decided to create an ombudsperson to oversee Canadian mining, oil and gas operations around the world...

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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