Please note this is a preliminary program and it will change as we arrange locations organize with others. 

  • Day one

 Getting to know each other and orientation

  • Day two

Morning:  Travel to la Union and visit the San Sebastian mine. Engage with community members and learn about the environmental impact of an abandoned mine in local living conditions.

Evening: Travel to Cabañas

  • Day three

Engage with local community leaders and learn about the impacts of Pacific Rim Mining in the region.

Visit the town of San Isidro and talk to community members

Evening: Travel back to San Salvador

  • Day four:

Morning:  Debriefing session

Afternoon: Event at the University of El Salvador.

  • Day five:

Visit to Asuncion Mita, Guatemala to engage with local community members and discuss the impact of the Cerro Blanco Mine in El Salvador.

  • Days six and seven:  

Participate as international observers in a community consultation process in Chalatenango.

  • Day eight:

Press conference, evaluation and follow up activities.