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    Inspite of court order: KCA refuses to shut down El Tambor Mine

    El Tambor mine had to be stopped untill August. US mining corp ignores court order.

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  • El Salvador: Acartao votes against Gold Mining

    “No a la Mínera, Sí a la Vida – No to Mining, Yes to Life”. Under this claim Acartao is the fourth community in Chalatenango department, El Salvador, which voted against local minining.

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  • Sustainable Development Week: Messages successfully spread in Cyprus!

    The Sustainable Development Week has been completed with great success, helping spread the word of sustainability in Cyprus over the past week through various activities for adults and children!

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  • Conference: Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals in a changing climate

    The conference provided the opportunity to think out of the box and look out for synergies on how to address these interconnected challenges in Europe also with a view to the global South.

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  • Gold Rush: Winning short film of the Green-Go Contest

    The winners of the 2015 Green-Go International Short Film Contest are announced! Watch the winning short film in the category: “Two faces of expolitation” and check out the other films as well!

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  • Polish Shortmovie: What are conflict minerals?

    A short movie in Polish presenting how the problem of conflict minerals affects lifes of people in the Global South.

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  • Responsible mineral sourcing: implementing the EU-Parliament’s proposed due diligence system

    Following up the conflict mineral regulation process the European NGO coalition published a briefing, that provides recommendations for Member States.

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  • International Conference “Responsible Production and Use of Metallic Raw Materials”

    The International Conference “Responsible Production and Use of Metallic Raw Materials” was a success.
    See photos and presentations

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  • University students become activated in sustainable development issues!

    The Sustainable Development Week is well on its way and the activities are taking place at various venues in Nicosia, Cyprus. The lectures “Environmental Impacts of Development Practices” by Dr Alexandros Apostolides at the…

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  • The Sustainable Development Week started in Cyprus

    The 12th of October is here and the Sustainable Development Week has commenced in Cyprus! The educational booths have been set up and the photography exhibition is on at the University of Nicosia and…

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  • Videos: International Conference On Climate And Environmental Rights

    Aitec, member of the Stop Mad Mining campaign, organized in June an international conference on the impacts of international trade (trade agreements and policies) on climate change and people’s environmental rights.

    The videos (in French)…

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  • Sustainable Development Week 12-17 October 2015 in Cyprus

    While the world leaders and high representatives of most of the world nations are slowly gathering in New York for the United Nations on the 25-27 summit for the determination of the new Global…

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  • Action postcard: Glück auf?

    The European Parliament wants to tackle the deadly trade in conflict minerals by a strong EU regulation. Call German Minister for Economic Affairs to advocate for this binding law.

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  • Voices of resistence from El Salvador

    Activists and local authoroties in El Salvador demand a strict mining prohibition for their country. In these interviews they explain why.

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  • Gabriel Resources sues Romania over Rosia Montana via an ISDS case

    July 21, 2015. This is the date when the locals of Rosia Montana obtained a subtle confirmation that their village is saved from the destruction of Gabriel Resources. The company admitted yesterday in a…

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  • London Mining Network highlights development issues in London mining conference

    London Mining Network (LMN) is a Project Partner to the ‘Stop Mad Mining’ Campaign. It works in support of communities around the world who are badly affected by mining – mining by companies based…

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  • CARDET spreads the word about the ‘Stop Mad Mining’ Campaign in Cyprus

    The past months have been very busy for CARDET which, as a Project Partner to the ‘Stop Mad Mining’ Campaign, has been very active in spreading the word about it in Cyprus. In May…

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  • Destruction of house at Cerrejon

    This was the place that Isidro called home

    A report of an exchange visit to Cerrejon Colombia, part-funded by SMM project

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  • Climate and environmental rights: how is international trade destroying our planet?

    Aitec, member of the Stop Mad Mining campaign, is organising an international conference on the impacts of international trade (trade agreements and policies) on climate change and people’s environmental rights.

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  • Download Campaign Leaflet

    Numerous raw materials are an integral part of our modern life as we know it: Most consumer products are based on minerals and metals – be it computers, gadgets, cars or medical equipment. Minerals…

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