During the academic week this year (from 23 February - 8 March) guest speakers Nancy Fuentes León from Peru and Roxana Pencea and Tudor Bradatan from Romania shared their experience and knowledge in a series of lectures and events.

The extraction of metals, minerals, oil and gas touches upon almost all of the major themes of the North-South problem, such as pollution, climate change, water scarcity, deforestation, conflicts, corruption, labour conditions, international (enforced) law, deregulation, debt burden and democratisation. 

Speakers Tour 23 February - 8 March
Challenged by resources

Press release by GRUFIDES. 28 May 2015, Cajamarca, Peru. 

Ministry of Environment denies employee was also working for the mining giant

Spain’s government is now supporting plans to use the controversial gas extraction method