The human right to water: Salvadoran NGOs the Guardian

25/03/2015· El Foro del Agua, a water coalition of more than 100 organisations and community groups, is calling for a national ban on metal mining, a constitutional amendment recognising the human right to

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CHAPTER 9 LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND MINES 198 Sustainable Development at the Community Level 200 Gains and Losses at the Local Level 201 An Economic Perspective 202 A Social Perspective 206 A Cultural and Political Perspective 207 An Environmental Perspective 208 Maximizing Mining’s Contribution to Communities 209 Revenue Distribution and Use

The rise and role of NGOs in sustainable development

Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have played a major role in pushing for sustainable development at the international level Campaigning groups have been key drivers of intergovernmental negotiations, ranging from the regulation of hazardous wastes to a global ban on land mines and the elimination of slavery

So Africa: NGOs take concerns of miningaffected

So Africa: NGOs take concerns of miningaffected communities to UN Human Rights Council Seven NGOs have submitted a report to the UN Human Rights Council, on threats to human rights from mining and coalfired power production in South Africa, ahead South Africa's Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

Rights NGO raises concerns about impact of mining on

Rights NGO raises concerns about impact of mining on Malawi nearmine communities 18th November 2016 By: Ilan Solomons Creamer Media Staff Writer

Green Alliances? AntiMining Activism and Indigenous

01/09/1999· Green Alliances? AntiMining Activism and Indigenous Communities the "New World" Environmental organizations aimed at protecting and preserving ecosystems have generally felt a strong sense of sympathy for indigenous groups throughout the world The enduring theme of Natives living in harmony with their natural environment has led many nongovernmental organizations to think of

Mines and Communities: Home

We provide communities, NGOs, activists, the media and the general public with information about many aspects of global mining and its impacts New articles are added regularly please refer to latest headlines on the right of this page

50 NGOs call on EU leaders to protect the ocean

• Protect the deep ocean, through a precautionary pause on deepsea mining The IPCC special report conveys what marine scientists and NGOs have been saying for years: that the ocean is crumbling under an onslaught of needless stressors from overfishing to pollution, compounded by climate breakdown

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Red tape or repression? NGOs fight for a place in the new

22/05/2015· Red tape or repression? NGOs fight for a place in the new Bolivia they helped Evo Morales create by Alexandra Ellerbeck on 22 May 2015 Toribia Lero, an indigenous leader from the faction of

Red tape or repression? NGOs fight for a place in the new

22/05/2015· Red tape or repression? NGOs fight for a place in the new Bolivia they helped Evo Morales create by Alexandra Ellerbeck on 22 May 2015 Toribia Lero, an indigenous leader from the faction of the

List of environmental organizations Wikipedia

This is a list of environmental organizations by organization type (intergovernmental, governmental or nongovernmental) and further subdivided by country

Nongovernmental Organizations on Development

This part of the globalissues web site introduces the roles of nongovernmental organizations, or NGOs and the problems that they have helped to both address and even played a part in creating

Mining and Human Rights in Malawi | HRW

27/09/2016· Malawi’s government has failed to protect the rights and livelihoods of people living in nascent mining communities Families living near coal and uranium mining operations face serious problems

Guidelines and Programming Options for Protecting

Guidelines and Programming Options for Protecting Vulnerable Children in Communitybased Care and Support Programs Child PrOteCtiOn tOOlkit | Manual 2 tontentsable of C Acronyms ii Key Terms ii Introduction 1 Purpose of the manual 1 Reasons to integrate child protection in care and support programs 1

Human Rights Activism and the Role of NGOs Council

Human Rights Activism and the Role of NGOs "Everyone has the right, individually and in association with others, to promote and to strive for the protection and realization of human rights and fundamental freedoms at the national and international levels"

Cameroon: Environmental Protection New Project to

After identifying such cases, the NGOs will lobby with their governments to take responsibility by protecting its citizens/communities who are victim of

A Comprehensive Guide for NGOs Working with Small

NGOs hold a major stake in smallscale and artisanal mining and have the potential to change the way mines operate, diminish the consequences of mining, and create livelihood alternatives for all those involved Below is a list of 15 foundations that fund projects that mitigate the devastation caused by smallscale and artisanal mines

Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental Rights

Mining and your Community: Know your Environmental Rights Centre for Environmental Rights and Lawyers for Human Rights Before mining can take place, mining companies must get permission from the government In order to get permission, the mining company is required to assess the environment and learn about the community and consult with everyone who will be affected by the proposed mining

GOMIAM – Better gold mining

Only since recent decades, the Amazon region has gained the interest of governments, companies and other individuals for its natural resources and space Conflicts around mining concessions often become complicated when local communities claim their right and their original territories have not been formalized by law Governments often give

A Comprehensive Guide for NGOs Working with Small

NGOs hold a major stake in smallscale and artisanal mining and have the potential to change the way mines operate, diminish the consequences of mining, and create livelihood alternatives for all those involved Below is a list of 15 foundations that fund projects that mitigate the devastation caused by smallscale and artisanal mines

Deep sea mining is not the future Greenpeace

17/07/2019· Although at first glance the link between deep sea mining and communities on land might not be obvious, given the fact that billions of people worldwide rely on healthy oceans for food security and climate protection, unnecessarily ripping up at the seabed would be a serious mistake

Summary of Challenges and Opportunities facing NGOs and

Summary of Challenges and Opportunities facing NGOs and the NGO Sector The Challenges and Opportunities listed below were generated from 5 of the first 11 regional NGO workshops; this exercise was not undertaken in Nairobi due to time constraints! Challenges:

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NGOs are part of the mining conversation The Globe

31/01/2012· With 75 per cent of the world's mining companies headquartered here, Canadians have a heightened responsibility to ensure these companies are helping and not hindering community development when

Seas at Risk 50 NGOs call on world community to

The ISA is the UN body tasked with protecting and managing the deep seabed in international waters, designated as ‘common heritage of mankind’ In their joint statement, the environmental NGOs question the need for deepsea mining, pointing to the world’s commitment to sustainable consumption and production ‘We need to learn to use

Environmental Foundation for Africa Wikipedia

The Environmental Foundation for Africa (EFA) is a Sierra Leone nongovernmental organization founded in 1992 that aims to protect and restore the environment in West Africa For over 15 years, EFA has led environmental education and awareness raising campaigns, restored degraded lands and conserved pristine forests, minimized the impacts of civil war on the environment and its inhabitants

Promoting Sustainable Development Through More Effective

Promoting Sustainable Development Through More Effective Civil Society Participation in Environmental Governance A Selection of Country Case Studies from the EUNGOs Project European Regional Development Fund European Union Disclaimer: The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the United Nations

The World’s Top Ten Human Rights Organisations

Finances: Protection International is an international, nonprofit organisation that brings protection strategies and security management tools to human rights defenders at risk Since 2004, Protection International has been working with local partners in over thirty countries throughout the world

Mining and Environmental Justice Community Network of

Mining and Environmental Justice Community Network of South Africa MEJCONSA is a network of communities, communitybased organisations and community members whose environmental and human rights are affected, directly or indirectly, by mining and miningrelated activities

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