Where: Arequipa, Peru
When: 17 and 18 July 2014
From 17 to 18 July, in Arequipa, men and women workers from CATP, CUT Perú y CGTP gather in a training seminar "“The transition towards social and environmentally sustainable economies". This time, the seminar focused on mining and water, two key issues which are at the center of social conflicts in the country.
Where: Huancayo, Peru
When: 11 and 12 July 2014
As it’s the case with the rest of Peru, the central area of the country has great heterogeneity between regions, among them some of the poorest: Huancavelica and Pasco, with a poverty index surpassing 45% in 2013. It is also a region with serious environmental impacts as a result of the different industrial and extractive activities that have taken place in the las century.
Where: Trujillo, Peru
When: 3 to 5 July 2014
Last days we have been working jointly with CATP, CGTP and CUT Peru in the northern region of the country on how to combine the need of reducing the environmental impacts of these sectors which are key for the regional economy, with decent job generation.
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