The Third National Conference on Participatory Environmental Monitoring and Surveillance Committees (CMVAPs) in Mining was held on October 25 and 26, 2016 in Lima. It brought together representatives from different committees, organizations of the Peruvian government, mining companies, civil society and other institutions. There were about 200 delegates, 33% of whom were women. The main goal of the conference was to create an opportunity to meet and discuss the role, strengths, achievements, weaknesses and results of CMVAPs; and moving forward, to identify opportunities and next steps for strengthening CVMAPs in the mining sector.
Report prepared by: Alexandra Carlier, Aldo Leon, and Andre Xavier
Published April 2017