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  • NGOs work together to mainstream SDGs into EU policies

    NGOs discuss ways how to mainstream the SDGs into future EU funding decisions at a workshop in Hungary.

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  • New study : an elaborate ploy LafargeHolcim In Cameroon

    Press release New study : an elaborate ploy LafargeHolcim In Cameroon December 6, 2017 While the UN negotiations for a binding treaty on transnational corporations and human rights started in Geneva in October 2017, Aitec...

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  • And the 2017 winner is….

    The winners of the 2017 Green Go International Short Film Contest are announced!

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  • Hungarian NGOs establish a roundtable on SDGs

    Hungarian NGOs establish a roundtable to support the implementation of SDGs and set up an information portal targeting decision makers, NGOs and the interested public.

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  • Conference about the role of multinationals and the UN in global sustainable development

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  • 3rd Alternative Raw Materials Week in Germany

    In around ten cities in Germany the 3rd Alternative Raw Materials Week dealt with the impacts of raw materials extraction and global & democratic politics of raw materials.

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  • Educational toolkit about cars and resource use

    Educational toolkit in four languages about cars and resource use from a global perspective.

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  • New Report: The River is Dead

    Brazil’s Samarco dam disaster devastated communities all along the Rio Doce river system in Brazil. The dam carried waste from an iron ore mine jointly owned by two of the world’s biggest mining companies…

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  • New study: LafargeHolcim in Cameroon 1#Djoungo under the dust of a transnational

    NEW STUDY => LAFARGEHOLCIM IN CAMEROON While next week States will be starting negotiations in Geneva for a binding Treaty on transnational corporations and human rights violations, AITEC launches a new report, “LafargeHolcim in...

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  • Register now: Multiplier Seminar on Raw Material Policies!

    The European Union is one of the biggest importers of raw materials in the world. Its resource consumption is far above a sustainable level on a global scale. Products “Made in the EU” like...

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  • Citizens make pledges to reduce their ecological footprint

    Citizen pledges help to #movethedate of the Hungarian National Ecological Deficit Day.

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  • Teacher workshop in Hungary

    Teachers appreciated the educational toolkits on resource use, conflict minerals and fair trade at a workshop in August in Budapest.

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  • What do you pledge to reduce your ecological footprint?

    Make your pledge and help to move the date of the National Ecological Deficit Day!

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  • Movie–The Secret of your Smartphone

    Find out the truth about our smartphones. This short animation talks about serious human rights abuses and environmental damages that are linked to the extraction of raw materials necessary for modern electronics production.

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  • The Alliance ACAFREMIN at activist's Berta Cáceres grave.

    International Tour against Mining in Honduras

    In opposition to the III International Congress of Mining by government Juan Orlando Hernández, social movements from all over Central America got together and organized an international tour against mining.

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  • Karen Laguna, member of the local Anti-Mining-Movement

    Open Letter to Condor Gold and the Nicaraguan Government

    Seven organisations out of civil socity express their outrage at the actions of
    Condor Gold,a UK based mining company attempting to open an open pit mine in the
    community of Santa Cruz de la India in…

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  • Activists in the El Salvadorian Parliament

    OceanaGold–“the gold mining company of choice”?

    OceanaGold reports ignore significant problems in El Salvador and the Philippines, however, this will not address the reputational risk that the company continues to face.

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  • Sustainability Day in Germany

    At the Sustainability Day, Christian Initiative Romero presented the campaign “Stop Mad Mining” and its new board game.

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  • Two soldiers with guns

    EU: Law on conflict minerals adopted

    Four years after the official announcement through former EU-secretary of trade Karel de Gucht, the European Unions’ conflict minerals law is put into effect.

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  • Circular Hungary 2017

    Circular Hungary 2017 Conference and expo organised in Budapest on 1 June.

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