Category: Blog & Views

ATM article: Mining and the 2016 Elections

Mining and the 2016 Presidential Elections The Philippines shall elect its new set of leaders in a few days. Ever since, and even more than four decades since the dreaded…
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Webinar on Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance–IRMA’s Standard for Responsible Mining

On 5 April 2016 IRMA released a revised draft Standard for Responsible Mining for public review and comment.. Recently, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) announced two free webinars for…
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ATM Statement to Presidential Candidates—Take progressive stand on mining

ATM Statement to Presidential Candidates—Take progressive stand on mining   Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), a national coalition of more than 130 members including mining-affected communities, non-governmental organizations, faith-based groups, academic…
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Press Statement: 10 Million Green Voters to ‘score’ 2016 candidates

10 MILLION GREEN VOTERS TO ‘SCORE’ 2016 CANDIDATES The Green Thumb Coalition (GTC), representing various civil society and environmental organizations, releases the ‘Green Thumb Score Card’ – a set of…
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Focus on the Global South 20th year Conference Report

Celebrating A MilestoneRenewing Unities & Charting The Way Forward 20 Years of Focus on the Global South Conference Report http://focusweb.org/20years/conference-report/ Over 120 people representing close to 80 organizations from 20 countries took part…
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ALYANSA TIGIL MINA NAGBIBIGAY PUGAY AT NAKIKIISA SA MGA KABABAIHAN LABAN SA GANID NA KAPITALISTA AT PANANAMANTALA

ALYANSA TIGIL MINA NAGBIBIGAY PUGAY AT NAKIKIISA SA MGA KABABAIHAN LABAN SA GANID NA KAPITALISTA AT PANANAMANTALA     Ang Alyansa Tigil Mina, alyansa ng mga komunidad na apektado ng…
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Watch SONA: Pag-amyenda ng mining act of 1995, pinag-aaralan (aired Sept 23, 2015)

Alyansa Tigil Mina National Coordinator Jaybee Garganera briefly explained why it is simply impossible and downright a bad idea to mine all the gold reserves in the Philippines. Click here to…
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SAVE MOTHER EARTH! *A Message to all Earthlings* by Bridgette Mae Jazon

I would like to address this deceptive impression for some or if not a fiction most probably, to everybody specially those who are in the higher authority that there will…
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ATM Statement on the mining revenue bills: Taking back what’s ours: Philippines mineral resources for the benefit of the Filipino nation

ATM Statement on the mining revenue bills 18 August 2015 - Batasan Pambansa, Quezon City, Philippines   Taking back what’s ours: Philippines mineral resources for the benefit of the Filipino…
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Sustainable development through community engagement: the case for the SDGs

By Publishwhatyoupay.org, Cielo Magno, 9 July 2015 The mineral resources of many developing countries have been viewed as a potential capital that can finance initiatives for sustainable development. However, in…
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