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  • Campaing interview on the Slovak national radio

    Slovak Center for Communication and Development talked on the national radio about the issue of conflict minerals.

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  • EU responsible mineral sourcing regulation: civil society response to the Council mandate

    The devastating impacts of the trade in minerals linked to conflict and human rights abuses are well documented. The EU has now the chance to regulate companies placing conflict minerals to the EU.

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  • Christmas presents fuelling violent conflicts? Petition on conflict minerals on Human Rights Day

    Thousands of smart phones are bought as Christmas presents. But how many of us know that the gold and tantalum found in these gadgets are sometimes mined with forced labour and child labour in…

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  • Gold mining and dying lakes– these are the winner short films of the 5th Green-Go International Short Film Contest

    The dark side of exploitation, our footprint on Earth and the future of nature – these were the topics of the 5th Green-Go International Short Film Contest.

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  • Sustainable Development Goals, refugees and climate change – the same story from different angles

    According to the European Resource Cap Coalition new approaches and tools are needed, if Europe wants to tackle challenges, such as the refugee crisis, poverty, or climate change.

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  • Overshoot Day 2015

    In less than eight months humanity used the yearly budget that nature provides. Today we live if we had 1.6 planets. See the infographic and the press release in Hungarian.

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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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  • 168 million children work globally

    Even though their number has decreased, still about 168 million children work today globally, in many cases under hazardous conditions. One million of them work in mines.

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  • European Parliament votes for strong conflict minerals regulation

    See press releases and news from Cyprus, Germany, Hungary, Romania, France, Sweden and the UK

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  • Stop the trade in conflict minerals now!

    Every year, millions of euro worth of minerals flow into the EU from some of the poorest places on earth. No questions are asked about how they are extracted, or whether their…

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