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The following petition has been initiated by ESCR-Net members Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida and International Network of Human Rights (RIDH) who invite any member of ESCR-Net or the public to add their signature in support. Señor JUAN MANUEL SANTOS CALDERON President of the Republic of...

On April 28, 2017, the South African Company AngloGold Ashanti issued a press release regarding the mining project “La Colosa” in the town of Cajamarca, department of Tolima, Colombia. The press release announced their decision to stop all project activities, and...

On 27 March, 2017, the residents of the Cajamarca region of Colombia, decided by a democratic popular referendum to reject a mining project that threatens an environmentally protected rural area...

The Red Latinoamericana sobre Industrias Extractivas (RLIE), of which Fundar, Centro de Análisis e Investigación is a member, launched a new website...

On July 14, the International Network for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent a letter to the government of Colombia to express concern...

On 3 June 2016, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent ...

The movements of people affected by dams, includding several ESCR-Members, from different Latin-American countries call to organizations, networks, activists and social movements to sum to the mobilizations of the week of March 14...

On 9 February 2016, Amnesty International (AI) submitted a written statement to the 31st session of the UN Human Rights Council regarding the human rights situation in Colombia....

The forum took place in Medellin, Colombia, last October 27th and 28th and it is maybe an unprecedented event of this kind, since it brought together to representatives of domestic workers of 10 Latin American and the Caribbean countries in order to know...