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Consumer responsibility and European regulation on conflict minerals

15 November 2015
Crédit photo: resolutionpossible.co.uk

Guillermo Otano Jiménez Collective consumer responsibility in the use of electronic goods especially in relation to the concern on conflict minerals in countries like Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was discussed in a workshop last 7 October organized by ALBOAN, the Jesuit NGO in the Basque Country and Navarre, Spain. The workshop was organized to...
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Breaking the links between conflict and natural resources: How the EU financial regulation can help

15 July 2014
Recursos naturales de la RDC, especialmente sus minerales, se utilizan para financiar las armas y a su vez sostienen los conflictos. Foto de: EurActiv.com

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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EU approach on mineral market transparency

15 July 2013
Foto de: enoughproject.org

Kwinja Nako Muhaya The resolution of armed conflicts, the democratization, and the economic, social and institutional development in the so-called developing countries rich in raw materials, are not only major issues for development itself, but are also related with the policy of developed countries on energy and natural resources. Countries rich in natural resources...
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