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The Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly adopted in June two resolutions: one on "21st century mining, based on responsible and sustainable development" and other on climate and climate change.
Colombia and Guatemala are the worst countries for workers in the region, according to the ITUC rights index which ranks 141 countries against 97 internationally recognised indicators.
This Video explains how a trade relationship - mainly based on the extraction of raw materials - is contributing to depletion of non-renewable natural resources, global warming and social conflicts.
Diego Martinez of the organization CENSAT-Agua Viva, talks about the socio-environmental conflicts in Colombia and trade relations between Colombia and the EU.
Peasant organisations, NGOs and independent think tank investigators claimed that the government intends to legalise land accumulation with the "Baldíos" bill (Vacant Land Bill).
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