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Central America in Resistance: Public Speaking Tour

    Event
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 19:00

    Central America in Resistance: Public Speaking Tour

    CANADA PUBLIC SPEAKING TOUR: The human rights costs of Canadian extractive industries in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador

    Learn about the impacts of Canadian extractive projects on their communities and how they are leading successful campaigns to defend their territory from corporate incursion.

    GUEST SPEAKERS: 
    Yanira Cortez Estevez (El Salvador), judge of the Latin American Water Tribunal; Bernardo Belloso (El Salvador), president of the Association for Development of El Salvador – CRIPDES; Aleisar Arana Morales (Guatemala): president of the Xinca Parliament; and Javier Mejía (Nicaragua) economist and Coordinator of Natural Resources Management Area at Humboldt Centre. 

    SPONSORING ORGANIZATIONS: 
    Association for the Development of El Salvador (CRIPDES), University of Western Ontario - Organizing Equality international conference, Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking The Silence Network, Common Frontiers, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), The United Church of Canada, Comité pour les droits humains en Amérique latine (CDHAL), the Public Service Alliance of Canada Social Justice Fund, Unifor- Social justice fund, United for Mining Justice, Amnesty International Canada, MiningWatch Canada, Canadian Network for Corporate Accountability (CNCA) and Americas Policy Group/CCIC. 

    Please email amorgan-welden@amnesty.ca with any questions or accessibility concerns. 

     

    Cost: 
    FREE
    Amnesty House
    312 Laurier Ave E.
    K1N 1H9 Ottawa, Ontario
    Canada