Media Contacts: Catherine Coumans, email@example.com John Cavanagh, firstname.lastname@example.org Jaybee Garganera, Alyansa Tigil Mina, email@example.com New Study Supports Calls for Closing OceanaGold’s Didipio Mine in the Philippines Researchers find mining company repeatedly violated mining laws and regulations, harming local community Researchers from the United States, Canada, and the Philippines have released a study on the impact of mining in Nueva Vizcaya, Luzon, the
At close of global conference on civic space and human rights defenders, NHRIs adopt Marrakech Declaration setting out way forward More than 260 NHRI representatives from around the globe met from 10 to 12 October in Marrakech, Morocco, to explore the roles and contributions NHRIs can have in expanding civic space and promoting and protecting human rights defenders, with a particular attention to women human rights defenders. The Conference was enriched by lively discussions
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ATM Statement On the passage of a new mining tax bill at Congress Congress has gifted the mining industry with lower taxes and royalty payments, with the passage of an unnumbered substitute bill yesterday. The House Committee on Ways and Means passed the bill sponsored by Rep. Estrellita Suansing, Chairperson of the committee. Reportedly, it will replace HBs 422 and 7994. The already miserable state of losing out on mining revenues will be worsened with the passage of this
We are inviting everyone to watch a documentary film entitled "WAR ON MINERALS" this October 8, 2018 at UP Film Center. This initiative is supported by the Environmental Rights Defenders project of IUCN-NL and SRJS-Phil where ATM is an implementing partner. *Registration for this event is by invitation only. If you have not received a personal invitation by email, but you would like to attend the event, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. See you! Don't miss it!