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The Tampakan Copper-Gold Project and Human Rights Violations in the South Cotabato, Philippines
Summary
The Tampakan Copper-Gold Project in the Philippines threatens the environment and the livelihoods of local populations. The Bla'an indigenous peoples that occupy these ancestral territories oppose the project and are victims of multiple violations of human rights. But Glencore-Xstrata is still insisting on pursiung the project.

26th session of the Human Rights Council 2014

Item 3 Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development
Joint written statement of the Europe-Third World Centre (CETIM) and Franciscans International

UN symbol: A/HRC/26/NGO/94

Published in: Education
  • Ang yaman ng Palawan ay yaman ng Pilipinas It is known as the Philippines’ Last Ecological Frontier. It has 40% of our country’s remaining mangrove areas, 30% of our coral reefs, at least 17 Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs), 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and 8 declared Protected Areas (PAs). It is unmatched anywhere in the country
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  • YES TO LIFE
    AGRICULTURE & ECO TOURISM
    No to mining in Palawan AND other
    Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs)
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