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Credits: Mooz L.
28 May 2021
Colombia

Colombia is the second most biodiverse country in the world and around half of its land territory is forest-covered. Deforestation is one of the biggest worldwide threats not only for biodiversity but also for climate.

Colla Indigenous leader criminalized for resisting Canadian mining projects in Chile
16 December 2019
Chile

Ercilia Araya is the President of  Pai-Ote, a Colla Indigenous community of 60 people in the Atacama Region of Northern Chile.  Since 2014, Ercilia has been criminalized and harassed for defending her community’s land rights against mining projects, and denouncing the pollution of sacred water sources in the Andes.

Death threats for defending land and water from a coal mine:  Force of Wayúu Women in Colombia
16 December 2019
Colombia

Members of the organization Fuerza de Mujeres Wayúu (Force of Wayúu Women) have received death threats and been subject to defamation and stigmatization for opposing the harmful effects of a mining project in La Guajira, Colombia.

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AZMEC is the Association of Zambian Mineral Exploration Companies.


The aims and objectives of AZMEC are to provide a discussion forum and dedicated lobby group for mineral exploration companies and mining companies carrying out exploration as well as government representatives, NGO’s, service providers, academic institutions and other interested parties in Zambia with the view to contributing to the growth, promotion, and sustainable development of the sector in this country.

https://www.igfmining.org/

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) supports more than 75 nations committed to leveraging mining for sustainable development to ensure negative impacts are limited and financial benefits are shared. It is devoted to optimizing the benefits of mining to achieve poverty reduction, inclusive growth, social development, and environmental stewardship.

ICMM is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry. Bringing together 26 mining and metals companies and 35 regional and commodities associations we strengthen environmental and social performance. We serve as a catalyst for change; enhancing mining’s contribution to society.

International Women and Mining Network - RIMM - LOGO

The mission of International Women and Mining Network - RIMM is to make visible the serious problems of women in mining across countries, governments, NGO’s, human rights groups, trade unions, mining struggle groups and communities and others concerned with the exploitation of women in mining and to stand as a strong global platform to fight for women’s rights and gender justice vis-a-vis mining.

IPIECA develops, shares and promotes good practice and knowledge to help the industry and improve its environmental and social performance. We do this with the understanding that the issues that dominate the sustainable development agenda – climate and energy, environmental and social issues – are too big for individual companies to tackle alone. The industry must work together to achieve improvements that have real impact. IPIECA helps to achieve this goal. 


KDNG is a network of Kachin civil society groups and development organizations inside Kachin State and abroad. It was in September 2004.


KDNG promotes the formation of a healthy civil society based on equality and justice for local people. It works to document the military government's exploitation of natural resources, collecting information large scale development including mining, mono crop plantation and hydropower.


The Liberia Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (LEITI) is part of the EITI- a global Standard to promote the open and accountable management of extractive resources. LEITI works through a Secretariat guided by a multi-stake holder arrangement comprising the Government, Civil Society Organizations and Private companies to improve the governance of the Extractive sector in Liberia.

London Mining Network (LMN) is an alliance of human rights, development, environmental and solidarity groups.


We work for


  • human rights, including the rights of Indigenous Peoples and workers, and

MISIÓN:

Diseñar, ejecutar y evaluar políticas públicas de minería, orientadas a elevar y difundir la contribución del sector minero al desarrollo nacional, fomentando la innovación, productividad y la sustentabilidad, a objeto de aprovechar los recursos mineros disponibles en condiciones socialmente inclusivas.

VISIÓN:

Ser el principal actor y articulador de las políticas públicas de minería en Chile y ser reconocido por contribuir a la valoración y difusión del aporte del sector al desarrollo del país.

Naya Sawera Vikas Kendra (NSVK) has been working towards the empowerment of the poor and the marginalized since 1999. It has been effectively working to uplift the conditions of the denied and the deprived. NSVK has initiated several interventions to meet the changing socio-economic and political context and be relevant and working directly with the communities through the CBOs and their networks.

 

Our Vision:

To establish an egalitarian and non-exploitative “Sarvodaya” social order that will promote and uphold justice and economic self-reliance.

The Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism is Africa’s first journalistic investigation unit focusing on environmental issues. The Oxpeckers #MineAlert enables the  tracking and sharing of mining applications and licences and provides analytic reporting on mining and land related issues. The Center combines traditional investigative reporting with data analysis and geo-mapping tools to expose eco-offences and track organised criminal syndicates.

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The process or business of extracting ore or minerals from the ground.
 

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