JCAP Sustainability Conference Turns Minds to Mining and Ecology Issues

Patxi Alvarez, Director of the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat, highlighted the work of the Justice in Mining Network and other Global Ignatian Advocacy Networks at the recent conference on sustainability hosted by the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific at Sanata Dharma University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. “A Call to Dialogue on the Sustainability of Life … More JCAP Sustainability Conference Turns Minds to Mining and Ecology Issues

Mining and environmental justice: The struggle for water, health, and human security in Honduras

What is the impact of extractive industries such as mining in Honduras? And how are people in poor rural communities responding? With the support of the US Jesuit Conference and the Jesuit Central-Southern Province, Saint Louis University and ERIC, the Reflection, Research and Communication Center in Honduras, partnered to investigate the social and environmental risks … More Mining and environmental justice: The struggle for water, health, and human security in Honduras

Website Launch – Justice in Mining

The Justice in Mining Network is excited to mark this Feast day of St Ignatius with the launch of its new website, www.justiceinmining.com. The website builds on the Network’s existing Facebook presence, and is part of a communications strategy to help build awareness of human rights and environmental issues relating to mining. “One of the Network’s … More Website Launch – Justice in Mining

The opportunity for Jesuits to advocate for Justice in Mining

The Jesuits have strong connections to local communities around the world. Many of these communities are deeply affected by the exploitation of local resources, yet addressing these impacts has until recently been the priority of individual Jesuits or particular Centres, and not the broader Society of Jesus. It is also true that often the focus … More The opportunity for Jesuits to advocate for Justice in Mining