Total Cost: $1300 plus airfare
Total due: May 11, 2013
Deposit due: April 11, 2013
According to Peace
Brigades International, 40% of Colombia’s territory has been licensed to, or is
being solicited by, multinationals in order to develop mining and crude oil
extractive projects. In the northeastern provinces of La Guajira and Cesar, two
of the countries’ largest multinationals, Cerrejón and Drummond, are mining
some of the world’s purest coal.
thirty-year presence in the country, there has been negligible regulation of
their activity and limited independent study of their impact on public health
or the environment. The communities affected by these multinationals are
requesting the technical and investigative support of qualified professionals
to help them understand and identify the impacts they have experienced for
Join Witness for
Peace in designing a delegation to meet community needs.
*Non-professionals who want to learn about the impact of mining are also welcome to apply!
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