Peru Support Group

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The Peru Support Group (PSG) is a civil society organisation established in 1983 which seeks to promote the rights of the poorest groups in Peru. Its principal activities include: conducting research into human rights and development issues; publishing information through our website and other media; advocating before UK and European decision-makers on issues concerning the poor in Peru; supporting information exchange and visits by Peruvian NGOs / community representatives; and organising events to raise awareness of particular challenges and to promote dialogue between a wide variety of stakeholders. Our main area of work is currently on the extractive industries and social conflict in the country.

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Important links to resources

  1. Report on artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Peru
  2. Case study for university e-portal on torture of Peruvian demonstators
  3. Database of social conflicts involving British firms (updated monthly)
  4. Annual report detailing our activities during FY11/12
  5. Influential 2006 publication on mining and development in northern Peru