NO es NO; Fusagasugá y San Bernardo decidirán sobre el Fracking y la Minería en consultas populares para proteger el páramo más grande del Mundo!

Fusagasugá and San Bernardo say NO to Fracking and Mining through Popular Consultation to defend the largest paramo in the World

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Fusagasugá and San Bernardo say NO to Fracking and Mining through Popular Consultation to defend the largest paramo in the World

Fusagasugá and San Bernardo say NO to Fracking and Mining through Popular Consultation to defend the largest paramo in the World

Original: https://colombialibredefracking.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/comunicado-consultas-populares-fracking/ On the 21stof October, Fusagasugá and San Bernardo will become the epicenter of environmental protection, defense of water and territory in Colombia with the popular consultations taking place in these municipalities. The citizens will voice whether they agree or not with the implementation of Fracking, mining activities and oil...

Territorial Defenders make a symbolic occupation of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá to request for respect towards Popular Consultations

Original: https://comiteambiental.com/noticias/movilizacion/la-toma-simbolica-que-realizaron-los-ambientalistas-a-la-corte-constitucional/ The National Environmental Movement made a symbolic act on Tuesday, October 2nd, in front of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá with the purpose of asking the Constitutional Court to respect the popular consultations and guarantee the participatory democracy recognized in the Political Constitution of Colombia. The environmental movement...

Territories Discuss the Future of Popular Consultation in Colombia

Territories Discuss the Future of Popular Consultation in Colombia

The past 11thof August, in Bogotá, around 50 representatives of various territorial defence processes and a dozen experts, joined forces with the purpose of discussing the future of popular consultation in Colombia regarding extractive activities. Delegates of various municipalities from all over the country, from Cesar to Nariño, came together....

Elementos para proteger a su comunidad de las industrias extractiva

Este es un resúmen de los primeros pasos que su comunidad podría tomar en caso de ser amenazada por empresas extractivas. De ninguna manera es lo único que se puede hacer. Por eso es indispensable que usted y otras personas de su comunidad se capaciten bien aprendiendo de otras experiencias...

Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments- A guide for community advocactes

Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments- A guide for community advocactes

Inclusive Development International has published a new set of action resources for advocates on Chinese outbound investment and infrastructure finance. . Safeguarding People and the Environment in Chinese Investments: A Guide for Community Advocates, is a practical guide to the policies, standards and guidelines that apply to Chinese outbound investment....

Women Building Power- Toolkit for climate and energy justice for African women

Women Building Power- Toolkit for climate and energy justice for African women

Women Building Power is a cutting-edge and developing collection of research, information materials, and tools which forms the knowledge hub of an emerging African women-led grassroots driven campaign on Fossil Fuels, Energy and Climate Justice. Click here to access Women Building Power research and tools in languages including English, French and...

Beneath the surface: Practical films to help communities fight mining

Beneath the surface: Practical films to help communities fight mining

In this series of short videos from the New Media Advocacy Project, communities resisting mining around the world share their knowledge both of the impacts of mining and how they are fighting back. The films offer practical advice for communities resisting mining. Other films in the series include: Beneath the...

BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR PROTECTING YOUR COMMUNITY FROM EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES

BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR PROTECTING YOUR COMMUNITY FROM EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES

This 5-page introduction to how to protect your community from mining is perfect for helping communities respond rapidly to emerging threats from mining in their regions. Download: Protecting your community from mining, a basic guide. Also available in Spanish and French This is an abbreviated version of a longer guide written by...

Protecting Your Community from Mining and Other Extractive Industries

Protecting Your Community from Mining and Other Extractive Industries

Español y francais debajo/dessous. This is an how-to guide for resisting mining and other extractive operations and protecting your community. Read the full guide online in English (pdf). See the related photo guide.  The guide provides strategies and tactics for preventing extraction, and for reducing damage if extraction is already...

Beautiful Rising

Beautiful Rising

Beautiful Rising is a new activist toolkit aimed at helping people put an end to injustices like militarism and dictatorship, with a specific focus on sharing lessons from the Global South. Access the toolkit here. Bringing together the combined experience of activists from around the world, the toolkit, seeks to strengthen the...