The social organizations issuing this report are a coalition of groups from the provinces of Hualgayoc and Celendín in the region of Cajamarca, Peru. We have come together to present our assessment of the social and environmental risks of the proposed Conga gold and copper mining project in light of the Performance Standards of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group. We work to promote human rights and the protection of the environment, collectively representing the interests and positions of thousands of individuals and dozens of communities that would be impacted by the project.
Inter-Institutional Platform of Celendín, The Unified Rondas of the Province of Celendín, The Frente de Defensa of the Jadibamba River Basin, The Frente de Defensa of the District of Huasmín, The Frente de Defensa of the Centro Poblado of Jeréz, The Frente de Defensa of the District of Sorochuco, The Frente de Defensa of the Interests of the Province of Hualgayoc - Bambamarca & Human Rights Clinic,
Conga No Va: An Assessment of the Conga Mining Project in Light of World Bank Standards,
Available at: https://scholarship.law.columbia.edu/human_rights_institute/31