Archive for July 2010

KAIROS Briefing Paper #25: G20 Surrenders to the Money Traders

July 27, 2010

KAIROS latest Policy Briefing Paper provides an in-depth analysis of the G20 Meetings and Final Statement. The paper examines how the outcome represents a caving in to pressure from the same bond and derivative traders whose irresponsible actions caused the…

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Shooting of Guatemalan community leader opposing Canadian-owned mining project

July 23, 2010

KAIROS is deeply saddened and shocked to learn of the shooting of a community leader, Theodora Antonia Hernández Cinto, at her home in municipality of San Miguel Ixtahuacán in Guatemala.

Post filed in: Indigenous Rights, Latin America, Women of Courage

Women of Courage gathering and delegation

July 20, 2010

From August 15–25, 2010, KAIROS partners and supporters from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Philippines and Canada will travel to Colombia as part of the KAIROS Women of Courage delegation. They’ll visit Colombian communities that face militarization and daily…

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KAIROS Times: July 2010

July 15, 2010

Read the July 2010 issue.

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Quel sort attend le projet de loi sur la responsabilité des compagnies minières canadiennes?

July 14, 2010

Lorsque la Chambre des communes reprendra ses travaux en septembre, l’un des premiers sujets à aborder sera le projet de loi C-300, un projet de loi privé visant à établir des normes de conduite minimales pour les compagnies minières, pétrolières…

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