Project support for the Porgera Alliance, a network of groups in the Engan province of Papua New Guinea, and the Akali Tange Association, also in Papua New Guinea, in their efforts to demand accountability from Barrick Gold, the world’s largest gold mining corporation.
Project support to investigate the human rights abuses associated with Barrick Gold's Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea. Allegations include abuses by the mine’s security forces, destruction of private property, rape, and community harassment. The project’s ultimate goal is to expose the environmental and human rights violations associated with the mine and press for needed reforms.
Project support for the research, production and dissemination of important reports on the illegal trade in elephant ivory in Africa and the commercial hunting of small cetaceans off the coast of Japan.
Project support for the launch of a new corporate accountability initiative to expose the health and human rights impacts of major extractive industries on vulnerable and marginalized peoples. The campaign will place a special emphasis on the Canadian conglomerate Barrick Gold's operation of the Porgera Mine in Papua New Guinea.