Educational Material Exposes the War Concealed in Our Electronic Devices

(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

Responsible consumption and production

(by Julie Edwards) Understanding the impact that our lifestyles have on the environment is key to bringing about behavioural change.  Waste, pollution and excessive consumption are all hurting the earth and its inhabitants, not just through climate change, but also by fuelling violence, mass displacement of people, degradation of land and unsustainable water practices. One … More Responsible consumption and production

Un nuevo paso ¡No #MineralesEnConflicto!

[reproduced with thanks from the CPAL newsletter] Un nuevo avance en la campaña de ALBOAN para evitar el uso de Minerales en Conflicto y sus terribles consecuencias en la violación de Derechos Humanos y daño ambiental en países africanos. Gracias a la firma de más de 15.000 personas hemos logrado que la UE empiece a … More Un nuevo paso ¡No #MineralesEnConflicto!

Conflict Free Technology

Conflict-free technology is a campaign launched by Justice in Mining member, ALBOAN, a Jesuit NGO based in Spain, to draw attention to the connection between mobile phones, tablets and computers and the war in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Alboan is working with other groups, including Jesuit Missions UK and the Jesuit European … More Conflict Free Technology