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Justice in Mining: Protecting human rights and the environment

30 September 2016
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Justice in Mining  is a Global Ignatian Advocacy Network that works to protect human rights and the environment, and seeks to ensure mining only occurs where issues of equity and sustainability are addressed. Its new website, launched on 31 July 2016, Feast Day of Saint Ignatius, builds on its Facebook  presence, and is part...
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Networking globally for justice

31 October 2015
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José Ignacio García and Paula Sendín The Society of Jesus, especially through the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES), strives to respond to the call of General Congregation 35 (2008) to “establish advocacy links of mutual support between those who hold political power and those who find it difficult to voice their interests… setting...
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Broadening the dialogue for transformative values: Attitudes, simplicity, and social inclusion

15 September 2015
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GIAN-Ecology The Stockholm Dialogue that we are pursuing in November 2015, is one of values with science, between those motivated by human spirit and faith and those in the scientific community, and recognizes the work that science is doing and also the growing need to build bridges with broader society in seeking a more...
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Natural and mineral resources: A theological reflection

28 February 2015
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Frank Turner, SJ “To believe in You, I must believe in love and in justice; and believing in these things is a thousand times better than pronouncing your name.” (Attributed to Henri de Lubac, SJ) The theme of justice in the domain of natural and mineral resources has become a central pillar of the...
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GNMR Update: Responding to equity and sustainability concerns in the governance of mineral and natural resources

15 August 2014
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The first issue of the GNMR Update, an e-newsletter that shares the work and activities of the Governance of Natural and Mineral Resources (GNMR) Network, was released this month. The GNMR Network  is a network of Jesuit organizations and individuals working to address issues of equity and sustainability in the governance of natural and...
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Water for all and Jesuit response: 2013 International Year of Water Cooperation and World Water Day 2013

28 February 2013
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In December 2010, the UN General Assembly declared 2013 as the UN International Year of Water Cooperation and 22 March as World Water Day. This year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater to draw attention to the benefits of cooperation in water management. Successful examples of water cooperation are highlighted and...
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Reconciliation with creation and international networking for advocacy

31 December 2012
Jesuitas y colaboradores laicos en noviembre de 2008 en Madrid, España, en el Taller de Incidencia Ignaciana donde se definieron cinco áreas temáticas: migraciones, ecología, gobernanza de recursos naturales y minerales, educación y derechos humanos. Foto de: ignatianadvocacy.wordpress.com

Christina Kheng “The environment will be healed as we ourselves are healed.”  This could perhaps be a thought-provoking statement to ponder upon as we enter the holy season of Advent and also the Year of Faith.  In our reflections on this topic, we see by now that reconciliation with creation has a lot to...
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Global Ignatian advocacy networking on governance of natural and mineral resources

31 December 2012
Minas de carbón en Jharkhand, India. Foto de: P. Walpole

Julie Edwards Julie Edwards, Chief Executive Officer of Jesuit Social Services  in Australia, wrote her report on the outcomes of the workshop of the Governance of Natural and Mineral Resources (GNMR) in London, UK last September 2012.  At the Conference level, Julie is a member of the Ecology Task Force and at the international...
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Governance of natural and mineral resources

15 September 2012
Miembros participantes de GIAN-GNMR, Londres, Septiembre 2012

Michael Livingstone Throughout the world, many communities are struggling to deal with the consequences of extraction and exploitation of natural and mineral resources.  The problems that poor and marginalised communities often face include the loss of lands on which their livelihoods depend, with little or no compensation, environmental degradation, health related impacts, and conflict...
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Global Ignatian Advocacy Network general workshop at Loyola, Spain

18 July 2011
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A general workshop involving Jesuit leaders and core group members of the Global Ignatian Advocacy Network (GIAN) took place from 17 to 23 June 2011 at Loyola, Spain at the retreat house near the birth place of Saint Ignatius. This is in response to the call of General Congregation 35: “The complexity of the...
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