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4 May 2016
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La Iniciativa Global contra el Crimen Organizado Transnacional publicó un informe (disponible en inglés) sobre la transición de grupos criminales en América Latina, que pasaron del comercio de drogas ilícitas a obtener sus ganancias de la minería de...

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24 April 2016

Latin America: Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime launches report on illegally mined gold, criminal activities, and companies' supply chains

The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime issued a report on the transition criminal gangs in Latin America went through from dealing with drug trafficking to profiting from illegally mined gold. The report looks at trends in Bolivia,...

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21 March 2016

Children's rights: Time for Change at the World’s Largest Watch Fair

Author: Juliane Kippenberg, Human Rights Watch

...The gold supply chain begins at local mines and involves local traders, exporters, and international refiners, before the gold is crafted into the watches and jewelry on display in Basel this week. In Ghana, we found that local traders buy at...

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21 March 2016
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Author: Juliane Kippenberger, Human Rights Watch

...Baselworld ist weit entfernt von all den kleinen Minen in vielen Ländern, in denen weltweit schätzungsweise eine Millionen Kinder arbeiten - aber die Messe ist eng mit ihnen verbunden. Beispiele dafür sind Golduhren und Schmuck. Mindestens 12...

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16 March 2016

“Profit over human rights? Gold mining in Burkina Faso and Switzerland’s responsibility”

In February 2016, Action de Carême (Swiss Catholic Lenten Fund) and Pain pour le prochain (Bread For All) released a report: "Profit over human rights? Gold mining in Burkina Faso and Switzerland’s responsibility".  The full report is only available in...

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15 March 2016
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En février 2016, Action de Carème et Pain pour le Prochain ont publié le rapport "Le profit plus important que les droits humains ? L’extraction de l’or au Burkina Faso et la responsabilité de la Suisse" qui met en lumière les impacts sociaux et envir...

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1 February 2016
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Author: Fastenopfer

...Ziel der vorliegenden Studie ist es, aufzuzeigen, welche Auswirkungen der Goldabbau auf die Menschen hat, die rund um Goldminen in Burkina Faso leben. Ebenfalls will die Studie verdeutlichen, wie Schweizer Unternehmen im globalen Goldgeschäft...

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9 December 2015

"Peru: Metalor Supports the Formalization Process In The Gold Mining Sector"

Author: Metalor

Illegal mining with its related symptoms of ecological, social and economic impacts amongst others continues to be a challenge in many areas of South America…Governments in Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia or Chile have started some years ago to take...

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6 December 2015
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Author: Germán Manga, Revista Semana

En el departamento siguen entrando maquinarias, químicos y combustibles por las escasas vías y los ríos y saliendo oro por el aeropuerto de Quibdó, a la vista de todos y en total impunidad.…Tan solo en año 2014 las FARC, ELN, “Urabeños”, “Rastrojos” y ...

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2 November 2015
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