Jan 11, 2018
Civil society representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean participating in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), held meetings from 28 to 30 November 2017 in Santo Domingo – Dominican Republic in the framework of the “EITI Regional Workshop in Latin America and the Caribbean”. In a pronouncement, the groups expressed concerns for the increase in the number of environmental and indigenous defenders in LAC countries who are being persecuted and killed; and about the global trend of weakening environmental and social regulations for the benefit of large extractive and infrastructure projects.
The pronouncement stress that:
To see the full pronouncement, access here.