The Justice in Mining Network is conducting a survey of mining activity and related issues in communities where Jesuits have a presence either individually or through institutions.
The survey deadline has been extended to allow for greater participation. Respondents are now asked to submit their responses by no later than Sunday, 30 April 2017
… More Global Mining Survey Seeks Jesuit Participation – Extension of Deadline
(A Review of the CIVICUS/PYWP report by Alicia Aleman Arrastio) According to a recent report by the World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) and the global coalition Publish What You Pay (PWYP), the fight for justice in mining is becoming increasingly perilous as democracy is weakening worldwide. International solidarity is more necessary than ever: we … More Against All Odds – the Perils of Fighting for Natural Resource Justice
(by Alicia Aleman) According to a report on the future of the mining sector by the World Economic Forum, these are the 7 drivers of change which will shape the future of the metals and mining industry by 2050: Higher demands for fairness Greater expectations among the broader stakeholder community, including governments, communities and indigenous … More Seven Drivers of Change
Jesuit organisations around the world have lent their weight to a campaign in support of the creation of a Canadian ombudsman office to receive complaints concerning the overseas operations of Canadian extractive companies. The Canadian government has previously indicated it is giving serious consideration to establishing such an office. The campaign is being spearheaded by … More Jesuits Support Campaign for Canadian Ombudsman on Mining
(This article first appeared in Relations no 786 (septembre-octobre 2016, p. 36-38)) By Gerardo Ducos The revival of the mining sector has been put forward as a way to boost the development of the country. Confronted to a failing State who offloads its responsibilities, when it comes to major stakes for the environment and for … More Haiti: The Illusion of Mining Operation
(By Boshra Yazahmeidi) Teachers of primary and secondary school as well as adult education programs now have access to engaging content, exercises, and activities that raise student awareness of the origins of the products they consume. The main products under focus in these educational materials are mobile phones, tablets, and computers. What many don’t know … More Educational Material Exposes the War Concealed in Our Electronic Devices