Promoting human rights in artisanal and small-scale mining in Burkina Faso – ProDHuMAPE

Period : 2021 – 2023

Country : Burkina Faso     (Northern and Plateau central regions)

Dornor : The European Commission

Consortium : EDUCO, Terre Des Hommes Lausanne, Alliance for Responsible Mining, Association of Tabital Lobal

Overall objective:

Contribute to the promotion of human rights through the improvement of living conditions of people directly and indirectly involved in artisanal and small-scale mining.

Objectif spécifique :

Strengthen a culture of human rights and associated social, environmental and economic rights in the community, particularly children and young people living and/or working in artisanal and small-scale mines (ASM) in the North and Plateau Central regions.

Outcome 1:

Integrated human rights protection systems (Child Protection Network, Communal Child Protection Network, Community Child Protection Cell) and communal social services are strengthened and offer access to social services and alternatives to the population, particularly children and young people in the MAPEs of the North and  Plateau central regions.

Outcome 2:

The steering, monitoring and follow-up of the human rights situation in ASM is carried out by all stakeholders at local and national level, and facilitates guideline setting.

Outcome 3:

ASM in the target communes are engaged in a process of legalising and formalising of their activities and progressively eliminating human rights violations in the North and Plateau Central regions.

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