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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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Mines & Territories – Year Overview 2019 – Special Issue

Mines & Territories - Year Overview 2019 - Special Issue Collection, translation and edition by Karlijn Van den Broeck, Jonas Adriaensens and Daniela Marques. You can download the Special Issue of Mines & Territories, Year
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VACATURE: Global Engagement CATAPA Officer (GECO) te Cajamarca, Peru

VACATURE Global Engagement CATAPA Officer (GECO) (m/v/x) te Cajamarca, Peru CATAPA is een vrijwilligersbeweging die werkt rond sociale en ecologische rechtvaardigheid. CATAPA streeft naar een wereld waarin de ontginning van niet-hernieuwbare grondstoffen niet langer nodig
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Open MinEd – International Speakers Tour 2020

Open MinEd 2020: The extraction of life, gold and oil We again reached a record. The amount of material consumed by humanity has passed 100 billion tonnes every year*. At the same time the percentage
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Movement Weekend 2019

How great was the Movement Weekend 2019? From the 13th till 15th of December there was the annual Movement Weekend which took place in Lokeren. We gathered with a lot of Catapistas to learn, brainstorm,
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Feb 13 @ 10:00 – Feb 28 @ 17:00
10:00
  How do Peruvian women resist extractivism and open up alternative ways forward? In this exhibition, we approach this question from two different points. The exhibition is a collaboration between RoSa vzw, Catapa, Carpeta Colaborativa
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Mar 3 @ 12:00 – Mar 31 @ 17:00
12:00
The largest gold mine in South America is located in Peruvian Cajamarca. From the very beginning there has been resistance to the mine and its expansion. The photography project “Pensando and Alternativas” shows photographs taken
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Eetcafé Toreke
Mar 8 @ 09:30 – 12:30
09:30
Zes rebelse gastsprekers, zes tafels, een heerlijk ontbijtbuffet. Je wisselt enkele keren van tafel én van gedachten. Onze gastsprekers op deze editie strijden in binnen- en buitenland voor gendergelijkheid. Antonella Calle Avilés is actief bij
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ABVV Oost-Vlaanderen
09:30
The extraction of life, gold and oil We again reached a record. The amount of material consumed by humanity has passed 100 billion tonnes every year*. At the same time the percentage of materials recycled
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Catapa vzw
20:00
In maart lanceren de organisaties gehuisvest in het Gents Ecologisch Centrum (GEC) hun allereerste editie van de GEC Talks, een boeiende vertel-avond waarin sprekers in 15 minuten uiteenzetten wat hen na aan het hart ligt.
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Lekker Gec
Mar 14 @ 17:30 – 23:00
17:30
Benefit Dinner Ecuador – Colombia Enjoy Chile sin carne, a dessert buffet and Pisco sour while supporting our partner organizations in Ecuador and Colombia. The evening will be complemented by personal stories of Antonella from
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Louisazaal (Buurtcentrum Macharius)
13:00
(Deze workshop is enkel voor deelnemers aan het leertraject van Fair ICT Flanders.) Deze workshop geeft een overzicht van de verschillende soorten regulering en internationale richtlijnen die gericht zijn op het verduurzamen van de ICT-waardeketen.
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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

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