The international expert report about Conga - now what?

Protest against the international report - april 17, 2012


The long-awaited international expert report on the Environmental Impact Assessment of the Conga mining project was presented Tuesday the 17th of April. The three international experts, José Martins Carvalho, Luis López García and Rafael Fernández Rubio, handed over the 260 pages to Óscar Valdés, the president of the Council of Ministers.

Why did the government of Peru initiated this expert report?

DocuLatino IV - Leuven

Tue, 13/03/2012 - 20:00 - Thu, 15/03/2012 - 22:00

Natural resources in Latin America: oil, gold or water?

CATAPA presents - from February 14th until March 15th - DocuLatino IV, a Latin American documentary festival. This edition puts forward the problems of the gold mining and oil industry. From March 13th until March 15th DocuLatino takes place in Leuven.

Where? Auditoria Van Evenstraat - Van Evenstraat 2, Leuven - next to Pangaea
Price? Free entrance
Starts at 20h00

March 13th

Breakfast With a Rebel (In cooperation with Belmundo)

Sun, 01/03/2015 - 09:00 - 13:00

On this Sunday morning CATAPA and BELMUNDO invite you to enjoy a nice breakfast together with three rebels from around the world.

With us will be Nancy Fuentes León, MSc in Local Development and activist fighting against the mining industry in the region of Cajamarca, Peru;

Academic Week, Speakers Tour: El Impacto de la Explotacion Irresponsable de Recursos Naturales en Perú

Fri, 27/02/2015 - 19:30 - 20:30


CONFERENCIA: El Impacto de la Explotacion Irresponsable de Recursos Naturales en Perú

Academic Week, Speakers Tour: The Impact of Extractive Industries in Peru

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 17:30 - 19:30

Guest lecture facilitated by Marc Craps.

The goal is broadening our knowledge about the impact of extractive industries in Peru.

This will be done by the presentation of two cases.

One of the cases will tell us about the impact of mining practises in the region of Cajamarca. This case will be presented by Nancy Fuentes Leòn, resident of the region of Cajamarca and specialist in local development (MSc). 

Cajamarca: quand l'avenir se débat autour de l'eau et des mines

Tue, 22/10/2013 - 18:00 - 19:30

Emmanuelle Piccoli montrera com­ment la contestation du projet minier Conga se confi­gure autour d’une série de champs où s’expriment des demandes de citoyenneté fortes. Cet exemple éclaire d’autres situations de conflits autour des ressources natu­relles dans le monde.
L’exposé sera suivi d’une discussion.

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