News tagged "Extractives"

Pax Christi International, PAX and OIDHACO to hold a panel discussion in Brussels on the current context in Colombia on 20 November

On 20 November, Pax Christi International with co-organisers PAX from the Netherlands and the International Office on Human Rights – Action Colombia (OIDHACO), will present a panel discussion entitled, “The Colombian Peace Process and Extractives Situation Under a New Government: Which EU Responses Are Needed?”...

Latin America: Pax Christi International asks European Parliament members to support new report on indigenous people’s rights

On the 3rd of July, the European Parliament will vote during its plenary session in Strasbourg on the report, “Violation of the rights of indigenous peoples in the world, including land grabbing”, drafted by rapporteur Mr. Francisco Assis...

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...

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