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.

Current Campaign

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A campaign about Planned Obsolescence.

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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Update: Stop #ExpresDefect campaign takes over Flanders!

The Stop #ExpresDefect-campaign had a very busy Fall. Policy wins from the local to the European level, a heap of fun events, and more interesting stuff coming up. Dive right into it! Good “repair” news
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Speakers Tour 2022 Overview

SPEAKERS TOUR 2022 OVERVIEW The Speakers Tour was a big success! Thank you all so much for making this happen! What a wonderful edition. This year, two environmental defenders, Mirtha and Rosas from Cajamarca, Perú, were
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Speaker’s Tour Student Event – Citizens Council: Extractivism and KULeuven

Speaker’s Tour Student Event - Citizens Council: Extractivism and KULeuven We do not eat gold, we do not drink oil. (Rosas Duran Carrera, KULeuven Student Event) During this year's Speaker’s Tour CATAPA organised several events
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Right To Say No – From Ecuador to Belgium

This year two activists and colleagues from Ecuador have participated in the Right To Say No. Danila Andagoya, member of the Youth Network of the Andean Chocó, and Nathalia Bonilla, from Acción Ecológica, have shared
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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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Movement Weekend throwback: the Encuentro comes to Belgium!

November 2023 was a month filled with important events for CATAPA and its volunteers - from Klimaduro events, photo expos, Repair Cafes and info stands all over Flanders, our Stop #ExpresDefect campaign flourished within the
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Mirtha Vasquez visits CATAPA

Mirtha Vasquez visits CATAPA This week Mirtha Vasquez visited CATAPA. She is the director of GRUFIDES and the lawyer for famous environmentalist Maxima Acuña and is based in Peru. The purpose of her visit was
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Make ICT Fair

Make ICT Fair The Make ICT Fair project began in November of 2017, when a consortium of 11 European organizations joined forces with the ultimate goal of improving the lives and livelihoods of people affected
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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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