International Solidarity Mission on Panay mega dam launched

I am taking part in this international solidarity mission.

Panay Today

ILOILO City – The Jalaur River for the People’s Movement (JRPM), an alliance composed of environmental advocates, peoples’ organizations, church people, members of the academe and indigenous people’s organizations, is launching an International Solidarity Mission on the Jalaur River Multipurpose Project Phase II (JRMP2) or the Jalaur mega dam this weekend, July 16-18, 2016.

In a statement released by the JRPM, the activity, dubbed the International Fact Finding and Solidarity Mission to Panay (IFFSM-Panay), aims to complement the efforts to broaden the support from the international community and place strong pressure on the Philippine and Korean governments and Korean Export-Import (Exim) bank to stop the construction of the Jalaur mega dam project.

“The IFFSM-Panay will conduct roundtable discussions on the current updates regarding the campaign against the Jalaur mega dam, on-site visit in one of the communities affected by the construction of the dam, focused group discussions and key informant interviews…

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