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  • Circular Hungary 2017

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

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  • What science says about sustainable consumption

    How is it possible to realise sustainable consumption and social justice
    in a constrained world?

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  • Main prize for a text on mining in El Salvador

    „The Pen of Responsibility” awarded to an employee of Polish NGO that is part of SMM coalition.

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  • The world is wasting resources. And your company?

    CEEweb launches an online course for Hungarian companies about the circular economy.

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  • Victory over Mining Industry in El Salvador

    El Salvador passes law on mining ban that social movements have been fighting for passionately.

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  • EU Parliament adopts binding law on conflict minerals

    LMN update on news that the European Union Parliament has officially adopted the new conflict minerals law

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  • A missed opportunity for the European Union

    On Thursday, the European Parliament will vote on the law on the responsible sourcing of minerals.

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  • Remembering Berta Caceres

    On the anniversary of Berta Caceres murder, IGO’s article on environmental and indigenous rights defenders who pay the highest price for opposing the mining industry or dam construction for  mining purposes. (in Polish)

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  • President Trump’s green light for big oil pipelines

    Two big pipelines: Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipeline halted by President Obama are now pushed forward. This means destruction of the environment and abuse of indigenous rights. (article in Polish)

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  • Lonmin Cannot Wash its Hands of Marikana’s Blood

    A short film on protests at Lonmin’s Annual General Meeting in London in January 2017, commemorating the death of 34 South African miners

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  • House at the resettled community of Tamaquito

    European reps won’t listen to community concerns at Cerrejon, Colombia

    An eye-witness account of how delegates from a German Company which buys coal from Cerrejón in Colombia treated the community on a recent visit

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  • Death threats against coal activist in Colombia

    A Colombian activist – Jakeline Romero – in opposition to the British-owned Cerrejón coal mine, has received death threats over that opposition

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  • Movie screening “Daughter of the Lake”

    by CIR in Münster, Germany

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  • Salvador courageously resists mining

    Salvador case study in Polish

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  • Blood on our hands re mobile phones

    EU agrees mandatory law on conflict minerals, with exemptions

    The following is a summary posted by London Mining Network after the conclusion of EU negotiations over conflict mineral legislation

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  • NGOs call for full EU implementation of SDGs

    NGOs are disappointed at EU’s (lack of) plans on implementing SDGs.

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  • New newspaper supplement about mining in Central America and Mexico

    Impacts of mining on human rights from activist’s and affected communities’ perpective…

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  • New leaflet about gold production and consumption

    Facts about the production of gold and the protest against mining especially in Central America and Europe…

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  • And the Green Go winner is….

    We have the winners of the 6th Green-Go Short Film Contest

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  • Damage from Samarco tailings dam spill, November 2015

    One year on, BHP Billiton held to account for the Samarco tailings dam disaster

    BHP Billiton held to account at its company AGMs for the Samarco tailings dam disaster

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