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Breaking the links between conflict and natural resources: How the EU financial regulation can help

15 July 2014

Alicia Aleman Arrastio For over a decade, the UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo has been reporting on the connection between the minerals trade, armed conflict, and human rights violations. International solidarity groups and human rights activists have also been very active in addressing this link and proposing policy measures,...
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The phenomenon of artisanal mining in Katanga, DRC

15 June 2013

Alicia Alemán Arrastio The phenomenon of artisanal mining in Katanga, in the southern area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), shows the impact of international economic growth of the last three decades on traditionally mining countries and regions like Katanga. Artisanal mining refers to the activity characterized by the use of extraction techniques...
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Does nature have an owner? Social action and natural resources

31 January 2013

Alicia Alemán Arrastio In every society there is a deep interdependence between social life and the natural environment.  In fact, the matter of natural resources and, specifically, of how the ownership of those resources is determined and how its use is regulated, has been and is still an essential element for the construction of...
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