sharing in governance of extractive industries
Mike Katz, former Director Key Centre for Mines – KCM, and Manager, KCM International, School of Mining Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia has 50 years extensive experience in geology, mineral exploration and mining development research, education, training and consultancy for academia, government and industry. His first overseas assignment was as an expert for a Canadian Colombo Plan CIDA - UNESCO Project to establish the first Department of Geology at the University of Ceylon, Peradeniya, between 1967 - 1970. Dr. Katz is now a consultant in international mining professional development education and training and has worked with bilateral and multilateral funding agencies on over 50 training projects mainly in the Asia Pacific region.
' Geology Students Development for Society ' Workshop was the final event of the Utkal University ‘ Geosciences for Mineral Development and Environmental Changes’ GEMDEC Seminar which was held in Bubaneshwar, India January 17th - 19th, 2014 under the auspices of Association of Geoscientists for International Development AGID and the International Union of Geological Sciences, Committee on Geological Education IUGS COGE and supported by a grant from the Australian India Council AIC. Mike…Continue
I would like to inform you of an important meeting that I attended organised by the UNDP Asia Pacific Center in partnership with the UNIPP - United Nations Indigenous Peoples Partnership on Extractive Industries and Indigenous People.
The background paper and the full program are attached for your information…