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15 Nov 2013

EJOLT workshop in Italy (Nov 2013)

Form the 9th to the 15th of November 2013, the Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT) project held its annual meeting in Rome, Italy.  An international delegation of activists, academics, researchers and journalists participated to a "biocide" tour visiting areas known for their high levels of environmental contamination and severe impacts on health: Malagrotta in the Roman suburb, the largest urban waste dumpsite in Europe; the Sacco Valley in the Lazio region, where incinerators and cement factories caused water contamination, environmental and health issues; and the "Terra dei Fuochi" in the Naples area infamous for the waste-related contamination disaster where communities are protesting against the construction of a new incinerator to burn "ecoballs". Pablo Fajardo, the lead lawyer in Chevron-Texaco lawsuit also participated at the events and updated attendants on the latest decision of the Ecuadorian Supreme Court.

[Español] Justicia ambiental en Italia. En contra del Biocidio. Defendiendo los territorios, el derecho a la salud y las comunidades
ASud, 2 Dec 2013

Environmental Justice in Italy. Stop Biocide. Defending territories, communities and the right to health
ASud, 2 Dec 2013

[video] [Español / Italian] Intervista a Pablo Fajardo – Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia

ASud, 25 Nov 2013

EJOLT workshop on economic evaluation tools for environmental justice [DOC]
Christos Zografos & Beatriz Rodríguez Labajos, 20 Nov 2013

Pablo Fajardo joins EJOLT in Rome Legal workshop on the Chevron Texaco case
EJOLT, 14 Nov 2013

The Pope says NOPE (Not on Planet Earth) to Fracking and Mega-mining
EJOLT, 12 Nov 2013

[video] [Italian] Biocidio tour, il nigeriano Uyi Ojo: “La Campania assomiglia al Delta del Niger”
A Sud, 11 Nov 2013

[Italian] Speciale Biocidio Tour: le dirette tv e la copertura stampa (includes videos)
A Sud, 10 Nov 2013

[Italian] Non solo Campania: un Tour contro l’Italia al veleno
L'Unitá, 11 Nov 2013

[Italian] “Stop al Biocidio”, un tour di protesta nelle terre infestate dai rifiuti tossici
Il Manifesto, 11 Nov 2013

[Italian] [video] Biocidio Tour, Giugliano e le ecoballe. Intervista a Domenico Di Gennaro
dailySTORM, 11 Nov 2013

[Italian] Biocidio Valle del Sacco e ingiustizia ambientale arrivano esperti internazionali
Il Messaggero, 5 Nov 2013

[Italian] Biocidio e ingiustizia ambientale, arrivano esperti internazionali, il tour comincia dal Lazio
Il Mattino, 5 Nov 2013

EJOLT unites leading legal experts and Environmental Justice activists in Rome
EJOLT, 16 Oct 2013