We work project- and campaign-based.

The campaign Make ICT Fair and the projects NEMO and Fair ICT Flanders currently take up most of our work.

Worker Driven Monitoring of the Mining Sector

NEWS: Worker Driven Monitoring of the Mining Sector   CATAPA is entering a new partnership which will trial worker-driven monitoring of mining operations across three continents.  A new pilot project has been launched, in which
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Project NEMO

NEMO Near-zero-waste recycling of low-grade sulphidic mining waste for critical-metal, mineral and construction raw-material production in a circular economy.   The issue of mining waste in the EU Source: Historic mining site of Rio Tinto
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Make ICT Fair

Make ICT Fair On the 1st of November 2017, CATAPA started a new project called "Make ICT Fair" (MIF), together with 10 other partners across Europe. Smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices have become omnipresent in
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Guardians of Water

Guardians of water In 1957 the American newspaper The New Yorker published a poem by British poet W. H. Auden, the end of which recited: "Thousands have survived without love. Not one without water”. Indeed,
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Fair ICT Flanders

This project is run by the non-profit organization CATAPA vzw, the umbrella organization of Flemish environmental groups Bond Beter Leefmilieu (Society for a Better Environment) and Ondernemers voor Ondernemers (Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs) and aims at improving the
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Environmental and human rights defenders are tirelessly committed to equality and justice. Unfortunately, they often face discrimination, violence, criminalisation, violations of their civil rights and the impunity of armed public groups (police, army) or hired
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CATAPA pilot organisations commit to fair ICT

The two Ghent pilot organisations of the ‘Fair ICT Flanders’ project, Ghent University and District09, both join Electronics Watch, an international NGO that strives for better working conditions in the production process of electronics.

Buy Nothing Day – Europe

Buy Nothing Day - VS - Black Friday Buy Nothing Day is an international day of protest against consumerism that takes place on November 29th, 2019. It is celebrated on the same day as “Black
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