Carta de apoyo à GRUFIDES y defensores en Peru (only available in Spanish)
CIDSE partner Fr. Marco Arana, who defends farming communities against the Yanacocha's mine abuses was beaten and arrested by Peruvian police July 4th. Stephanie Boyd of Asociación Guarango Cine y Vídeo writes about Arana and his work in defence of farming communities against the Yanacocha's mine abuses.
A new video by CIDSE partner organisations CIFCA and Grupo Sur talks about the potential negative impacts of upcoming EU trade agreements with Central America, Colombia and Peru on people’s access to water, which is a human right. (Video in Spanish, with English subtitles)
As President Humala of Peru is in Europe to meet EU President Van Rompuy (Tue12 June) and Members of the European Parliament (Wed 13 June), CIDSE’s Geraldine McDonald expresses concern about recent episodes of rights abuses in Peru.
Le CCFD-Terre Solidaire, en coordination avec la CIDSE, expriment leur profonde préoccupation face à l’aggravation des conflits miniers qui ont lieu à Espinar, dans la région de Cusco, au sud du Pérou.
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, MISEREOR and CIDSE invite to a debate covering various perspectives on inclusive growth, development and sustainability with three top-level experts from Peru, South Africa, and India.
On the 22nd March European parliamentarians hosted a debate on natural resources and forthcoming trade agreements with Colombia, Peru and Central America, which might have negative consequences for human rights, the environment, social conflict and poverty eradication.