Proyecto de Derechos Economicos, Sociales y Culturales A.C. (PRODESC)

 

Country

Mexico

Organization

Proyecto de Derechos Economicos, Sociales y Culturales A.C. (PRODESC)

PRODESC was founded in 2005 to advocate for increased access to justice and to improve organizational capacities to defend of economic, social and cultural rights in Mexico. Working with local grassroots civil society organizations in Mexico, PRODESC provides legal and technical accompaniment for organizations struggling to have their rights recognized and protected, particularly in the area of natural resources and territory rights.

Project

Transnational Corporate and Governmental Accountability of Companies that Violate Human Rights and the Right of Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Communities

Purpose: To ensure corporate and government accountability by providing technical assistance to the national mining union to increase union democracy, ensuring responsible wind energy development, building innovative transnational strategies among labor rights activists, and ensuring safety and security of labor rights organizations.

Project Grant Amount $20,000
Total Grants Received $76,354
Years Supported 3
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Human rights defenders, Indigenous peoples, Workers, Farmers and fisherfolk