Global - Justice in Mining Network Participates in the Global Forum in South Africa
Nine members of the Justice in Mining (JiM) network were in Johannesburg to participate in the Thematic Social Forum (TSF) on Mining and the Extractivist Economy. The Justice in Mining representatives joined more than 350 delegates from faith-based and community groups around the globe to discuss issues arising from mining activity, including environmental damage and human rights abuses. The nine Justice in Mining delegates represented every Jesuit region, and contributed with local perspectives and experiences to discussions at the forum. JiM also presented a workshop highlighting the Ignatian approach to advocacy and drew on field experience of members from Mexico, Europe along with Democratic Republic of Congo and India. Read more...