What do you know about mining?

There is an unlimited appetite for resources on a biophysically limited earth. The resource issues will be high on the international agenda in the next decades and plays, just like the energy shortage, a key role in the climate story. Play this video to know more.

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Escuela de Primavera: Catapa’s spring school on extractivism in Colombia

ONLINE SPRING SCHOOL: Escuela de Primavera: Catapa's spring school on extractivism in Colombia April 21st - May 29th, Online Registration Learn about the struggle against extractivism in Colombia through our 'Escuela de Primavera'. This year
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The El Tingo case

The El Tingo case Water pollution caused by toxic mining waste has radically transformed the regional ecosystem, poisoning the land. Author - Giacomo Perna During one of his visits to Macondo, Melquiades and his gypsies
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Watch: The Case for Degrowth

WEBINAR & BOOK LECTURE: Watch: The Case for Degrowth 27th February, 2020 Join expert and author Federico Demaria as he presents his new book 'The case for Degrowth'. On Friday 19th February CATAPA in partnership
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CATAPA and Belmundo festival

'System change' This year CATAPA will again participate in Belmundo, the annual social and environmental justice festival in Gent that puts international solidarity in the foreground. Throughout March, a lot of organizations from Gent will
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Invitation: Belgian learning network for sustainable purchase of ICT  Your purchasing policy aimed at a sustainable and socially responsible ICT chain.   The aim of this initiative is to allow public purchasers to purchase more
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  Learn about the struggle against extractivism in Colombia through our ‘Escuela de Primavera’.   On the 21st of April join our first online session Geology for Dummies – which will give a short introduction
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  Learn about the struggle against extractivism in Colombia through our ‘Escuela de Primavera’.   On the 29th of April join our second online session Jericó, The threat of the mining district – as we
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  Learn about the struggle against extractivism in Colombia through our ‘Escuela de Primavera’.   On the 13th of May join our third online session and learn about the story of Cajamarca – hear from
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  Learn about the struggle against extractivism in Colombia through our ‘Escuela de Primavera’.   On the 27th of May join our fourth online session and learn about the case of Santurbán – hear from
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  Learn about the struggle against extractivism in Colombia through our ‘Escuela de Primavera’.   On the 29th of May join our final online session, a film screening and discussion on the campaign of Pacific
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Make ICT Fair

Challenging the sustainability of the global ICT supply chain; from mining to procurement.
For the coming 3 years, CATAPA together with 10 other partners across Europe will campaign on manufacturing and mining in the electronics industry.

Catapa is currently working in Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Ecuador. Find out more about the cases!

Bolivia

Oruro

Colombia

La Colosa, Cajamarca

Perú

Comités de Vigilancia, Cajamarca

Programa Sui Sui, Iquitos

Ecuador

Project Mirador

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