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New Oxfam Report on Tullow Oil's FPIC implementation in Turkana, Kenya

Oxfam in Kenya has just launched a new report today: Testing Community Consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya. The study looks at implementation of the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) standard for the Tullow Oil project in Turkana, Kenya. FPIC is a requirement for this project thanks to an IFC loan to…See More
Nov 8
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Let’s Make a Deal? Learning from Extractive Industry Negotiations with Indigenous Peoples at Washington, DC, Online

July 18, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
Let’s Make a Deal?Learning from Extractive Industry Negotiations with Indigenous Peoples Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 3:00 to 5:00 pm | Washington, DC and online » WHEREOxfam America Office, 1101 17th St NW, Suite 1300, Washington, DC 20036 » WHATOften indigenous peoples faced with the possibility of an oil, gas or mining project on their traditional lands find themselves excluded from decision making by government and corporate project developers. Yet in many cases these projects have devastating…See More
Jul 18
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Let’s Make a Deal? Learning from Extractive Industry Negotiations with Indigenous Peoples at Washington, DC, Online

July 18, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
Let’s Make a Deal?Learning from Extractive Industry Negotiations with Indigenous Peoples Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 3:00 to 5:00 pm | Washington, DC and online » WHEREOxfam America Office, 1101 17th St NW, Suite 1300, Washington, DC 20036 » WHATOften indigenous peoples faced with the possibility of an oil, gas or mining project on their traditional lands find themselves excluded from decision making by government and corporate project developers. Yet in many cases these projects have devastating…See More
Jul 10
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Let’s Make a Deal? Learning from Extractive Industry Negotiations with Indigenous Peoples at Washington, DC, Online

July 18, 2017 from 3pm to 5pm
Let’s Make a Deal?Learning from Extractive Industry Negotiations with Indigenous Peoples Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 3:00 to 5:00 pm | Washington, DC and online » WHEREOxfam America Office, 1101 17th St NW, Suite 1300, Washington, DC 20036 » WHATOften indigenous peoples faced with the possibility of an oil, gas or mining project on their traditional lands find themselves excluded from decision making by government and corporate project developers. Yet in many cases these projects have devastating…See More
Jun 30
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East Africa oil/gas: Has it gone bust before the boom? at Washington, D.C.

March 8, 2017 all day
“East Africa Oil & Gas – Has it gone bust before the boom?”TUESDAY, MARCH 289 AM – 5 PM Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NWSchool of Advanced Studies, Johns Hopkins UniversityWashington, DC***RSVP REQUIRED***Recent discoveries of oil and gas across East Africa over the last decade have catapulted the region as the new frontier for hydrocarbons. Prospective extractive projects could spell billions of dollars in government revenue which, if managed responsibly, could finance much…See More
Mar 8
Fitsum Weldegiorgis commented on Julie Kim's blog post 'Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana'
"great work Julie."
Sep 13, 2016
Louis Acheampong commented on Julie Kim's blog post 'Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana'
"Thanks for such a good write up. My worry is that, with all these impacts and warning, why is it (Galamsey) still ongoing? And even foreigners are taking over from the Ghanaians and local authorities and regulatory agencies still look on…"
Sep 13, 2016
Yvonne Marfoa Anokwa favorited Julie Kim's blog post Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana
Sep 6, 2016
Julie Kim posted a blog post

Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana

The problems with artisanal mining in Ghana are well-known, and I saw them first-hand. What’s missing in finding a solution?This is the image I saw as soon as I got out of the car. We had just arrived in one of the coastal communities of Shama District in the Western Region of Ghana. As I looked around, I saw rows of fishing boats and canoes bobbing in milky brown water with men waist deep unloading their fishing catches from the boats. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary, at least not right…See More
Aug 30, 2016
Rachel Etter-Phoya is attending Julie Kim's event

Technical Roundtable on the African Minerals Governance Framework at UNECA Conference Centre

March 21, 2016 to March 22, 2016
The development of an African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGOF) is being initiated by the African Union Commission (AUC) and African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC), in collaboration with Oxfam, and other Pan-African institutions (UNDP, the African Development Bank, NEPAD, and the African Peer Review Mechanism). The first stage of this process is the convening of a Technical Rountable on the AMGOF from March 21-22, 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Roundtable will bring together 140…See More
Mar 16, 2016
Julie Kim posted an event

Technical Roundtable on the African Minerals Governance Framework at UNECA Conference Centre

March 21, 2016 to March 22, 2016
The development of an African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGOF) is being initiated by the African Union Commission (AUC) and African Minerals Development Centre (AMDC), in collaboration with Oxfam, and other Pan-African institutions (UNDP, the African Development Bank, NEPAD, and the African Peer Review Mechanism). The first stage of this process is the convening of a Technical Rountable on the AMGOF from March 21-22, 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Roundtable will bring together 140…See More
Mar 15, 2016
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Dec 10, 2013

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Oxfam America
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Job Title
Extractive Industries Program Officer
About My Work
CSR practitioner focusing on extractive industries in developing context. Focus areas include human rights, conflict, resource nationalism, agreement making and community development and engagement. Currently studying resource policy and international business relations.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, environment, social accountability, human rights, redistribution and sustainable development
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
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Julie Kim's Blog

New Oxfam Report on Tullow Oil's FPIC implementation in Turkana, Kenya

Posted on November 8, 2017 at 21:00 0 Comments

Oxfam in Kenya has just launched a new report today: Testing Community Consent: Tullow Oil project in Kenya. The study looks at implementation of the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) standard for the Tullow Oil project in Turkana, Kenya. FPIC is a requirement for this project thanks to an…

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Troubled waters: Artisanal mining and livelihoods in Ghana

Posted on August 30, 2016 at 18:47 2 Comments

Fishing boats on the Pra River in southern Ghana, which has been polluted by nearby mining projects. (Photo: Julie Kim / Oxfam)

The problems with artisanal mining in Ghana are well-known, and I saw them first-hand. What’s missing in finding a solution?

This is the image I saw as soon as I got out of the car. We had just arrived in one of the coastal communities of Shama District in the Western Region of Ghana. As I looked around, I saw rows of fishing boats and canoes bobbing in milky brown water with men waist deep unloading their fishing catches from the boats. Nothing…

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