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Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala:
Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine

Launch Events and Public Presentations

Guatemala

Leonardo Stanley will be presenting the report at the following events:

Press Breakfast
Monday, October 3, 2011
Guatemala City, Guatemala

Presentation at the University of San Carlos
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
San Marcos, Guatemala

Ottawa, Canada

Press Conference with Lyuba Zarsky, author of "Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine."
Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery
Contact: Jen Moore, 613-569-3439, jen@miningwatch.ca

Lunch meeting with representatives of Canadian Civil Society
Hosted by Public Service Alliance of Canada Social Justice Fund and MiningWatch Canada
Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm
Location: J.C. Carlo Board Room, PSAC, 233 Gilmour St., Ottawa
Please RSVP to: PSAC Social Justice Fund (sjf-fjs@psac-afpc.com)
This event is free, but please RSVP to confirm your participation.

Public Lecture and Discussion with Lyuba Zarsky
Hosted by the School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa and Territorio Libre
Date: Thursday, October 27
Time: 7:00-9:30 pm
Location: University of Ottawa, Tabaret (TCT), Senate Room 083
550 Cumberland Street, Ottawa
Contact: Territorio Libre: territoirelibre@yahoo.ca
This event is free and registration is not required.

Academic Seminar at the University of Ottawa with Lyuba Zarsky
Hosted by the Human Rights Research and Education Centre and the International Law and Institute of the Environment (click here for more information)
Date: Friday, October 28
Time: 11:30 am -1:00 pm
Location: Fanteux Hall, 57 Louis Pasteur, Room 227, University of Ottawa
Contact: Ginette Chatelain (hrrec@uottawa.ca)
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required, feel free to bring your lunch.

Washington, D.C.

Presentation of "Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine," by Dr. Lyuba Zarsky
Download the program for this event.
Date: Monday, October 31, 2011
Time: 9:00 am-11:30 am
Location:Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Conference Center, Rooms A/B (map)
Contact: Joanna Miller (joanna.miller@tufts.edu)
This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to joanna.miller@tufts.edu.

Guatemala's Presidential Elections: Implications for Human Rights, Citizen Security, Natural Resources, and US Policy
Sponsored by Oxfam America, Washington Office on Latin America, Center for International Environmental Law, and GDAE
Download the flyer for this event.
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Time: 12:00-1:15 pm
Location: 2456 Rayburn House Office Building
Space is limited and RSVPs are required. Please RSVP by noon on Friday, October 28 to Kathryn Martorana, kmartorana@oxfamamerica.org.

Download Searching for Gold in the Highlands of Guatemala: Economic Benefits and Environmental Risks of the Marlin Mine.

 

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