Peru – helpful links


The intent of this directory is to provide contact information and brief descriptions of the various Peruvian governmental and non-governmental organizations related to the extractive sector and CSR activities within the country. Additionally, a media listing is provided for an overview of topics of significance to the Peruvian community. The final section provides links to UN and international CSR resources and reports that offer general guidance and global best-practices insights, but may not be specific to Peru.

Governmental and regulatory bodies

Activos Mineros 
State agency of public concessions

AEPE del Perú (Asociación de Exploradores del Perú)
Address:Cal Jose Galvez No. 550
District / City: Miraflores
Department: Lima
Phones: 7007103

AIDESEP (Asociación Interétnica de Desarrollo de la Selva Peruana)

ANA (Autoridad Nacional del Agua)
Water management

BVL (Bolsa de Valores de Lima)
Stock exchange

CONITE (Comision Nacional de Inversion y Tecnología)
Foreign Investments in Peru

Consejo de Minería
Administrative tribunal on mining issues

Federación Nacional de Trabajadores Minero, Metalúrgicos y Siderúrgicos de Perú

IIMP (Instituto de Ingenieros  de Minas del Perú)
The Institute of Mining Engineers of Peru is a private non-profit organisation, comprised of professional, technical, natural or juridical persons or foreign nationals engaged in activities related to mining or mining in the country.

INDECOPI (Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y de la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual)

INGEMMET (Instituto Geológico, Minero y Metalúrgico)
Responsible for concessions and mining claims

MEM (Ministerio de Energía y Minas del Perú)
All the legislation for all three: mining, oil and gas and social management as well as environmental issues for each sector

MINAG (Ministerio de Agricultura)
Link to National Authority on Water

MINAM (Ministerio del Ambiente)
Environmental legislation as well as water issues

Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

Northstar Trade Financing
Mostly junior resource sector

OSINERGMIN (Organismo Supervisor de la Inversión en Energía y Minería)

Private investment promotion agency

Proveedores Industriales

SNMPE (Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petróleo y Energía)
The National Society of Mining, Petroleum and Energy - SNMPE, is an organization established as a civil association without profit to guild members' legal persons related to mining, hydrocarbon and electricity.

Sociedad Nacional de Industrias

SUNAT (Superintendencia Nacional de Administracion Tributaria)
Tax agency/comptroller

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Canadian governmental resources

Canadian Embassy
Lima, Peru
Bolognesi 228, Miraflores
Lima 18, Peru

Mailing Address:
Casilla 18-1126
Correo Miraflores
Lima, Perú


51-1-446-4776 (Trade and Public Affairs)
51-1-446-4912 (Administration)
51-1-446-4775 (Immigration)
51-1-446-4949 (Political)
51-1-446-4985 (CIDA)


CCCP (Cámara de Comercio Canadá-Perú)
Chamber of Commerce

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Information on Canadian development projects in Latin America, country specific information

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

EDC (Export Development Canada)

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CSO links

Alertanet is a portal on law and society, multiculturalism, indigenous peoples, legal pluralism, justice, criminal control, alternative mechanisms for conflict resolution, women and gender, human rights, democracy, critical theories of the state, and Latin American affairs. Alertanet promotes the Latin American Network of Law and Society. 

Associacion Nacional de Centros de Investigacion, Promocion Social y Desarrollo
The ANC is a civil society non-profit organization formed by Peruvian NGOs that work to promote development and poverty alleviation in various regions of the country.

CARE has evolved from primarily humanitarian assistance to the facilitation of processes involving social, economic and environmental efforts in many regions of the country, working to serve the poor and marginalized.

CEPES – Centro Peruano de Estudios Sociales
CEPES specializes in rural development based in Peru.

CRS – Catholic Relief Services

FEDEPAZ (Fundación Ecuménica para el Desarrollo y la Paz)
FEDEPAZ promotes the development of citizen participation and oversight. Develops legislative proposals and public policies

GRADE (Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo Económico)
The Analysis Group for Development (GRADE) is a private, non-profit research centre. Its mission is to develop applied research to stimulate and enrich the discussion, design and implementation of public policies, in areas relevant to the development of Peru and other Latin American countries.

IDMA is a private non-profit organization focusing on sustainable development locally, regionally and nationwide. IDMA contributes towards models that will improve the quality of human life, the democratization of society, decentralization, social equity and gender, within an environmental perspective.

IEP (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos)
The Institute of Peruvian Studies is a private institution dedicated to research, teaching and dissemination of social studies on Peru and other Latin American countries. Numerous noteworthy studies relevant to mining have been published by the IEP.

INPPARES is a private institution that works on sexual and reproductive health and rights. Its activities are conducted within the framework of 5 strategies: advocacy, access, abortion (prevention), AIDS and adolescents, offering medical services, educational and social projects focusing on these issues.

Instituto de Defensa Legal
IDL seeks to promote a culture of peace and tolerance, valuing persity of opinion.

Manos Libres Peru
Handsfree is a non-profit organization that seeks to contribute in various ways to social development, interacting with people or organizations from various districts and regions of Peru.

Private Law State Company responsible for promoting the investment of hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation activities in Peru. 

SASE works in different areas relevant to economic, social, and environmental development of Peru.

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News outlets


The reference centre in information management and environmental biodiversity of the Peruvian Amazon, whose purpose is to raise the level of knowledge and communication, thus contributing to successful practices and decisions for conservation and sustainable use of the Peruvian Amazon





UN and International Resources

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CSR Consultants

National Consultants

Canadian Consultants in Peru (environmental and social)

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Other Resources

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