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Environmental Governance and Conflict Prevention Community of Practice


Environmental Governance and Conflict Prevention Community of Practice

Welcome to the GOXI Community of Practice for Environmental Governance and Conflict Prevention in the Extractive Sector

Who are we?

Our group brings together members from across sectors around the world working on environmental governance for sustainable natural resource management, and members dedicated to preventing and resolving disputes and conflicts in the extractive sector.

What is our objective?

One goal is to ensure that natural resource wealth from the extractive industries is used to improve people’s lives and enhance development outcomes in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. We want to provide a network and space for ideas from a global community of practitioners working on similar issues that contributes to this.

What is our focus?

The group is designed to share knowledge, experiences, raise awareness and improve skills and practice for improving environmental governance of the sector and for preventing and resolving socio-environmental conflict in the extractive sector- We want to understand how to better prevent adverse social, human rights and environmental impacts and explore ways to sustain these approaches as part of public institutions. 

We encourage discussions, questions, and country examples that address the challenges and solutions for preventing socio-environmental conflict and improving governance of extractives. We welcome your input on topics or initiatives you would like to take forward.

How do you become a member?

We would now like to invite you to the group and contribute to the discussions by following these easy steps:

  1. If you are not already a member of GOXI, go to the Goxi website and sign up to become a member. 
  2. Once you are a Goxi member you can join our Community of Practice for Environmental Governance and Conflict Prevention in the Extractive Sector here.


Please refer to the FAQ Page for more information on how to contribute and how to start discussions on this Community's space.

Further assistance

Should you need any further assistance in signing up send an email to our community facilitators:

Norma Garza: Ngarza@worldbank.org

Jasmin Blessing: blessingjasmin@hotmail.com

Location: Global
Members: 133
Latest Activity: Jun 12, 2018

Environmental and Social Conflict Prevention in Extractives

If you need any more information about this initiative or need assistance signing up to our Community of Practice just email us. 


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Comment by Sanna Due on July 25, 2016 at 17:07

Dear Kim Schultze,

We are happy to welcome you as a member in our group. Please share your questions and ideas with us.

Comment by Sanna Due on July 25, 2016 at 17:03

Dear Lien De Brouckere,

Welcome to our group. We are looking forward to your contributions.  

Comment by Caroline Digby on July 18, 2016 at 8:44

It would be good to add ICMM's community development toolkit to the guidelines list.  http://www.icmm.com/document/4080

Comment by Tiffany Challe on June 23, 2016 at 2:19

Hi team!

We have just added 2 pages which include Principle 10 resources and guidelines as well as Human Rights and Conflict Resolution resources. Take a look and send us any relevant documents or website links that you may have. Thank you! 

Comment by Environmental Governance COP on June 14, 2016 at 23:11

Hi all, take a look at our new page "Guidelines for community engagement" - please let us know if you have other guidelines to add or sources that might be relevant to the subject. Thanks!

Comment by Environmental Governance COP on April 13, 2016 at 21:35

Hi Tiffany and welcome



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