THE KOLEKTIF JISTIS MIN
The Kolektif Jistis Min (''Justice in Mining Collective'') is a movement of Haitian civil society organizations, individuals and partners who are pushing for transparency, social and environmental justice in the face of renewed international interests in Haiti's mining sector. Formed in 2012, the Collective comprises a network of community educators and mobilizers who are active in the six departments where American and Canadian companies intend to mine. The Collective's aim is to educate affected communities on the consequences of mining in five sectors: the environment, water, work, agriculture and land, as well as to push for national transparency and a debate on mining.
Some of the civil society organizations that form the Collective include: Haitian Advocacy Platform for an Alternative Development (PAPDA), Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen, Democratic Popular Movement (MODEP), Platform of Haitian Human Rights Organizations (POHDH), Defenders of the Oppressed (DOP) and Episcopal Commission- Justice and Peace (CE-JILAP)
The Collective has also taken its advocacy internationally. Read more about the Collective's Advocacy efforts, and find pictures, radio programs, and videos on the Media page.