Clashes as Guatemalan communities fight mine - BBC News
Jun 06, 2014 · Tahoe is accused by local communities, NGOs and lawyers of downplaying violence linked to the mine in reports to investors. ... is being urged by NGO Mining Watch to divest from what it called a ...
Peru: Protecting right of communities to protest
Peru: Protecting right of communities to protest peacefully against mining. Aug 31st, 2020; Following a month of peaceful protests, community members faced a violent confrontation with police and armed forces. Across Peru, mining activities have created widespread social and environmental damage for many years. These activities impact the ...
The Global Greengrants Fund Protecting Indigenous People's Right
The Global Greengrants Fund is a public charity that seeds environmental action through small grants.The Fund supports change from the ground up by channeling donations to local projects and grassroots campaigns for justice, primarily in the developing world and emerging economies.
Latin American NGOs Ask Canada to Clean Up its Mining Act
The activists further called on Trudeau to not support influence peddling around regulatory policies in countries where mining takes place, uphold the right of self-determination of Indigenous communities, refrain from backing free trade agreements and international arbitration mechanisms that shield corporations from accountability, and allow ...
Mining and NGOs: an evolving relationship - Mining Journal
That is not to say there is not still a long way to go – the mining sector is still far from fit-for-purpose for a sustainable future – but it has taken more steps in the right direction than many others. The long history of relations between mining companies and civil society non-governmental organisations (NGOs) can be seen in this context.
Human rights and the mining industry: managing the problems
Jul 25, 2014 · On the other hand, a well thought through approach to human rights will support the smooth running of a project, enhance the reputation of the mining company, and help to protect the returns for ...
TRBE - Our Rainforest and how we can protect it
Many of these communities and their forests are under threat from illegal logging, mining, oil and gas extraction and agriculture. Our conservation partners work with trusted local NGOs to protect these forests by having them designated as Community Reserves or National Parks.
including non-governmental organizations, faith-based groups, academic institutions, and other groups collectively challenging the promotion of destructive large-scale mining in the Philippines. ATM works to protect Filipino communities and natural resources that are threatened by large-scale mining operations.
What are environmental regulations on mining activities
Material adapted from: Hudson, T.L, Fox, F.D., and Plumlee, G.S. 1999. Metal Mining and the Environment, p. 48-49. Published by the American Geosciences Institute Environmental Awareness Series. Click here to download the full handbook. An extensive regulatory system has been developed to govern current mining operations in the United States, as well as to guide the cleanup of historical ones ...
Mining expansion threatens indigenous tribes in
The EU is working to help the indigenous people on the Philippine island Mindoro protect their homeland from mining companies searching for natural resources. Locals have threatened suicide if...
3) The role played by NGOs in protecting and promoting
Topic: Development processes and the development industry —the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. 3) The role played by NGOs in protecting and promoting human rights in India is exemplary. However, they pose an equal security concern in recent days.
Surprise Surge in Support for Anti-Mining Activist Throws
2/8/2021 · Surprise Surge in Support for Anti-Mining Activist Throws Open Ecuador Election By Reuters , Wire Service Content Feb. 8, 2021 By Reuters , Wire Service Content Feb. 8, 2021, at 12:52 a.m.
NGOs call for removal of gold mining as “essential service
May 02, 2020 · “How mining found its way on to the list is a mystery. Designating a service to be ‘essential’ implies all Guyanese in some way have a right to it. Even if that were the case with mining, the appropriate agency to protect that right would be the Environmental Protection Agency – not the mining industry,” the organisations said.
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OMCT is also concerned at the use of force by private security guards protecting the interests of th e private companies active in mining areas and export economic zones. The y frequently employ violent means to repress demonstrations by affected communities.
Small scale fisheries organisations and NGOs call on the
11/21/2019 · On the occasion of the World Fisheries Day, sixteen small-scale fisheries organisations, from Europe and Africa, environmental and development NGOs, and the former Vice-chair of the European Parliament fisheries committee have signed a statement calling the European Commissioner-designate for Environment and Oceans, Mr. Virginijus Sinkevičius, to secure sustainable fisheries and …
How to write a Human Rights Project Proposal - Funds for NGOs
Many NGOs working on human rights have often found proposal writing a challenging task. Although conceptualizing a project can be fairly easy by examining the ground situation in the target community, but writing down the same on paper can be difficult.
Roles of Non-Government Organizations in Disaster Risk
NGOs’ proximity to vulnerable communities has inspired them to appreciate and promote community participation in reducing disaster risk where local communities can be in charge of community disaster preparedness and mitigation. Historically, the earliest publication of community-based DRR came mainly from NGO in the 1980s and 1990s (Lassa 2018).
Cameroon: Environmental Protection - New Project to Protect
CED's Executive Secretary, Nguiffo said communities have a right for a clean and safe environment." The NGOs are also pushing for the respect of international conventions to which the ...
Development for You: Role of NGOs in India
The study conducted by a New Delhi based NGO concluded that every fifth NGO in India works on the issues of community and social service. The favourable disposition of the governments and the political will to involve NGOs is more pronounced in implementation of the welfare schemes addressing causes of women and children.
NGOs, communities task govt on mining industry | Blueprint
Aug 26, 2019 · August 26, 2019 Editorial III News 0. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and Nigerian communities have tasked government on the “exploitation” and environmental degradation experienced in communities across the country, as a result of activities in the mining industry in Nigeria. They stated this Monday in Abuja during a town hall conference of NGOs, communities, stakeholders and government representatives, including Environmental Rights Action (ERA), National Human Rights Comm