sharing in governance of extractive industries
By Jasmin Blessing, and Sarah Daitch, GOXI Community Facilitators
The SDGs represent the world’s plan for action for social inclusion, environmental sustainability and economic progress. The mining industry has enormous potential to advance the SDGs and to promote economic development. This…Continue
This week’s two first webinars on Environmental Governance of the Mining Sector brought together 269 people from around the world. These sessions focused on Mainstreaming of Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Human Rights in the Mining Sector, highlighting the case of Colombia. In case you missed this week’s webinars you can still catch it on you tube, thanks to our partners at the NBSAP Forum. You can access the uploaded recordings…Continue
Sain baina uu,
Today, I would like to share some preliminary observations from my mission to Mongolia, which began on 19 September.
As the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment, I have been mandated by the United Nations Human Rights Council to promote the implementation of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. To that end, one of my tasks is to visit…Continue