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Mining and Gender Justice

VIVAT addresses Gender in Relation to Mining at the Commission on the Status of Women.
The Working Group on Mining hopes to bring to light the egregious negative impacts of mining in relation to women, indigenous peoples, and the environment to the international arena. With these hopes, VIVAT and the Working Group plans on holding two more parallel events during the remaining Commissions and Forums later this year on indigenous peoples’ rights and on sustainable development. [leer…]

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Reaching Out to Haiti in its Time of Need

The earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, and surrounding areas in January 2010 killed more than 200,000 people, injured 300,000 and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses. Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere before the earthquake, is struggling to recover. [leer…]

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Justice on the Rails

Justice for the land wounded by the Brazilian mining giant Companhia Vale do Rio Doce By Dário Bossi,MCCJ “I am tired to handle this mining train that passes in front of my house ten times [leer…]

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VIVAT realiza Taller en Nairobi, Kenya

El Comité Ejecutivo VIVAT y los Coordinadores JUPIC, diseñaron y facilitaron un programa de medio día para las personas en formación permanente. Muchos tuvieron su primer contacto con la historia de VIVAT, su misión y visión; su participación y contribución indica que ellos son un gran activo para hacer de VIV A T un areópago en el cotidiano en su realidad local. [leer…]

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Protecting the Ribeira Valley

It is one of VIVAT’s strongest priorities and values to advocate for the rights of indigenous people as upheld by the United Nations. Thus, VIVAT has been actively working on supporting the indigenous Quilombo population of Brazil in their efforts to claim their human rights. [leer…]