News and Update: Communities confront mining in a unique public forum


London: World Centre of Mine Finance

October 18 2007: Communities confront mining

You are warmly invited to participate in a unique public forum: At the Cutting Edge

Chaired by Medha Patkar, Convenor of the NAPM, India

Thursday October 18th 2007 from 2pm-5pm

The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hall, The Indian YMCA,
41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ

Admission is Free!

Simultaneous Spanish-English interpretation will be available

The event is organised by Mines and Communities (MAC), an international network established in 2001, representing numerous community, workers’ and peoples’ organisations from fourteen countries. All these groups are in conflict with mining companies – many of them British-based or financed.

Listen to the experiences, and respond to the challenges, of delegates from: Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Colombia, Ghana, India, Peru, the Philippines and South Africa.

Concerned about sustainable development, human rights or environmental destruction? Then this is one event you can’t afford to miss!

For further information email:
Or telephone: +44 (0)20 7700 6189 Visit the MAC website at:


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