[Announcement] ATM Media and Communication Officer

MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION OFFICER We are Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), an alliance of mining-affected communities and their support organizations, challenging the aggressive promotion of destructive large-scale mining in the Philippines. As a national campaign, we are working with more than a hundred local and national groups. We are looking for someone who will lead our…

[Announcement] Job opening at Alyansa Tigil Mina

Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), is looking for qualified applicants for the following full-time, project-based positions: 1. Project Coordinator –Advocacy and Lobbying Project 2. Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEAL) Officer 3. Policy Research and Advocacy Officer (PRAO) Kindly refer to the job descriptions and qualifications for each position below. Please send your resumes and application letters…

[From the web] Alyansa Tigil Mina’s Response to Chamber of Mines of the Philippines Open Letter cum Paid Ad published in the PDI on September 26, 2016 – ATM

Alyansa Tigil Mina’s Response to Chamber of Mines of the Philippines Open Letter cum Paid Ad published in the PDI on September 26, 2016 First of all, we believe that the paid advertisement by COMP was a rude move to discredit the mining audit reports completed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Second,…

[Statement] ATM Statement on the SONA of Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte

ATM Statement on the SONA of Pres. Rodrigo R. Duterte July 26, 2016 Quezon City – ATM welcomes the clear pronouncements of Pres. Duterte related to environment concerns.  Specifically, Pres. Duterte gave instructions that permits and contracts of mining, logging and other environment-sensitive projects will be reviewed.  He further stated that should it be needed,…

[Statement] ATM Statement on recent DENR positions on mining

ATM Statement on recent DENR positions on mining July 13, 2016 ATM welcomes the pronouncements of DENR Sec. Gina Lopez on mining issues.  Particularly, we support the moves to immediately conduct an audit of all mining project, a moratorium on mining applications, and her personal position against open-pit mining.  Our alliance also believes that Sec.…

[Statement] A betrayal to Mindoro -ATM

A BETRAYAL TO MINDORO Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), a coalition of more than a hundred environmental advocates and organizations along with the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines-National Secretariat for Social Action (CBCP-NASSA) and Alyansa Laban sa Mina (ALAMIN), a Mindoro-based people’s organization against mining, express their frustration and utmost disappointment with the reinstatement of…

[Press Release] CSOs meet with UN Special Rapporteur to express frustration to lack of gov’t food policy -ATM

CSOs meet with UN Special Rapporteur to express frustration to lack of gov’t food policy Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) headed by FIAN Philippines, Focus on the Global South, LILAK, Alyansa Tigil Mina, and Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) held a conference on Feb 20, at the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM) Penthouse to…

[Statement] CBCP-NASSA and ATM Joint Statement on the Mining Issue During the Visit of Pope Francis Manila and Tacloban in the Philippines: 15-19 January 2015

CBCP-NASSA and ATM Joint Statement on the Mining Issue During the Visit of Pope Francis Manila and Tacloban in the Philippines: 15-19 January 2015 “Do not defile the land where you live and where I dwell (Num. 35:34).” In two instances, the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) has published statements on the mining…

[Press Release] Mining industry scorecard may be deceptive—Alyansa Tigil Mina

Mining industry scorecard may be deceptive—Alyansa Tigil Mina “We are happy that some mining companies are willing to participate in an Environmental Performance Tracking Program, but we are skeptical of the future outputs and the scorecards,” said Jaybee Garganera, national coordinator of Alyansa Tigil Mina. Mining firms Philex, Atlas, Benguet and Nickel Asia partnered with…

[Press Release] Envi groups launch week-long solidarity action against COMP international mining conference 2014 -ATM

Envi groups launch week-long solidarity action against COMP international mining conference 2014 Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) and various Civil Society Organizations held a press conference on September 12, Friday to formally announce to the public the start of the groups’ nationwide campaign against irresponsible and destructive mining in the country. The press conference with the…

[Press Release] MacArthur, Leyte residents say ‘YES to agriculture, NO TO BLACK SAND MINING!’ -ATM

MacArthur, Leyte on the road to development six months after Yolanda Residents say ‘YES to agriculture, NO TO BLACK SAND MINING!’ MacArthur, Leyte—For the first time in 6 months after super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), residents of baranggay Liwayway enjoyed their organically grown vegetables—an output from their rehabilitation project. This is a promising start…