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Virunga: together we did it

UK oil company agrees to leave Virunga National Park.

Campaign story
  • AUG 2013 CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED

    We launched our campaign to protect Virunga.

  • OCT 2013 OUR VIRUNGA FILM RELEASED

    Anna Friel launched a film about visiting mountain gorillas

  • 7 OCT 2013 OECD COMPLAINT SUBMITTED

    We filed an OECD complaint about practices in Virunga.

  • 14 FEB 2014 OECD COMPLAINT UPHELD

    UK goverment agency found it "merited further examination".

  • JUNE 2014 TOGETHER WE DID IT!

    Soco agree to end their operations in Virunga.

  • Next steps Hold the line!

    Our goal is to keep Virunga safe forever.


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