Mining in the Philippines

"Mining in the Philippines - Concerns and Conflicts":  Full report, company responses & follow up

"Mining in the Philippines - Concerns and Conflicts" is the report of a fact-finding mission conducted in July/August 2006 by: Clare Short, UK Member of Parliament  & former International Development Secretary; Clive Wicks, member of the IUCN Commission on
Environmental Economic and Social Policy (CEESP); Cathal Doyle, a representative of the Irish Centre for Human Rights; and Fr Frank Nally, Columban Faith and Justice Office.

Press release:  "Time to end destructive mining in the Philippines", 25 Jan 2007

Full report: [PDF] "Mining in the Philippines - Concerns and Conflicts", Jan 2007

Related letter: "Joint letter of the Governor and the Bishop of Oriental Mindoro, to the Department of Environment and the Natural Resources [Philippines], appealing the permanent cancellation of the MPSA [ Mineral Production Sharing Agreement] granted to Aglubang Mining Corporation (local partner of Crew Gold Corporation)", 18 Oct 2006

Company responses & follow-up

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited TVI Pacific & Crew Gold to provide a response to the report: