Upcoming Events

Dublin | Environment

no events match your query!

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

forward

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link What you want to say ? 3rd September 2014 03:54 Wed Sep 03, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link ?What you had maybe meant to keep: Irish political ephemera? appearing in New Ross 17:54 Tue Sep 02, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Ah, bless the elites who know so much more than you or I. 17:41 Tue Sep 02, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Interview with Peter McVerry 17:09 Tue Sep 02, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link And over at the SBP? 12:09 Tue Sep 02, 2014 | WorldbyStorm

Cedar Lounge >>

Dublin Opinion
Life should be full of strangeness, like a rich painting

offsite link I SEE THE CLICHÉ CHICKENS ARE BACK AGAIN TED 10:02 Sat Aug 30, 2014

offsite link IRELAND?S TAX HAVEN INDUSTRY 22:01 Tue Aug 05, 2014

offsite link IPA Summer School - Social Justice, Poverty and Ireland - 28 July 2014 11:56 Mon Jul 28, 2014

offsite link Feminist Economics - Cuts are a Feminist Issue 08:21 Wed Jun 18, 2014

offsite link Feminist Economics - Care and Social Reproduction 16:11 Fri Jun 13, 2014

Dublin Opinion >>

Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link From Alpha 2 Omega Podcast #53: What?s Next? Part II Mon Sep 01, 2014 16:11 | Tom O'Brien

offsite link After the Gaza Massacre and After the Marches, What Do We Do? Thu Aug 28, 2014 16:10 | David Landy

offsite link Two London Exhibitions: Two Ways of Seeing Thu Aug 28, 2014 10:07 | Seán Sheehan

offsite link Connelly Youth Movement Talk: Latin America Today, Saturday 14:00, Connolly Book... Thu Aug 28, 2014 08:39 | Irish Left Review

offsite link Dismal Job Numbers Expose Government Spin Wed Aug 27, 2014 13:04 | Michael Taft

Irish Left Review >>

Human Rights in Ireland
www.humanrights.ie

offsite link Two Funded Doctoral Scholarships Offered by the School of Law at NUI Galway: Human Rights and Consti... Tue Sep 02, 2014 15:17 | Charles O'Mahony

offsite link Win Lin v Governor of Cloverhill Prison. Mon Sep 01, 2014 15:40 | GuestPost

offsite link DCU School of Law and Government Inaugural Conference: ?Judges, Politics and the Irish Constitution.... Mon Sep 01, 2014 09:27 | Sinead Ring

offsite link Presumption of Guilt: Islamic State and UK Criminal Law Fri Aug 29, 2014 19:15 | Colin Murray

offsite link Time for Our Referendum Sat Aug 23, 2014 13:57 | Vicky Conway

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Dublin - Event Notice
Wednesday November 14 2012
06:00 PM

The dire consequences of unsustainable natural resource governance: from Colombia to Ireland

category dublin | environment | event notice author Tuesday November 06, 2012 15:55author by LASC - LASCauthor email info at lasc dot ieauthor address 5 Merrion Row, Dublin 2author phone 01-6760435 Report this post to the editors


The current economic model, based on the massive use of energy, is pushing more intensive forms of extractive activities which often have detrimental impacts on communities and the environment. This reality has lead to many cases of open conflict between local communities and multinational interests –with national governments sometimes opting for aiding economic interests with the use of public force against local communities in resistance. Speakers from Colombia and Ireland will address this tension and how communities organize to resist an unsustainable model.

lasctalk.jpg

The dire consequences of unsustainable natural resource governance: from Colombia to Ireland

The current economic model, based on the massive use of energy, is pushing more intensive forms of extractive activities which often have detrimental impacts on communities and the environment. This reality has lead to many cases of open conflict between local communities and multinational interests –with national governments sometimes opting for aiding economic interests with the use of public force against local communities in resistance. Speakers from Colombia and Ireland will address this tension and how communities organize to resist an unsustainable model.

Speakers:

Argemiro Bailarín, Colombian Indigenous Leader
Richard Boyd Barrett, Dún Laoghaire TD
Danilo Rueda, Colombian Human Rights Defender
Louise Winstanley, Programme and advocacy manager ABColombia
Maura Harrington, Rossport Activist

Venue: Wynns Hotel , Lower Abbey Street
November 14th 18:00

Organises: Latin American Solidarity Centre

Related Link: http://www.lasc.ie
© 2001-2014 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy