sharing in governance of extractive industries
Sunday, March 1
Room 803, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Organizer: World Gold Council and Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals Metals and Sustainable Development…
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I'm working on a small research project for IM4DC and Transparency International to construct a diagnostic framework for civil society on corruption risks in the award of mining permits, licences and contracts. We hope that it will form the blueprint for research in multiple countries as part of Phase 1 of a planned TI programme on prevention of corruption in mining sector licencing.
Material from several GOXIans and supporting organisations has been useful, as well as…Continue
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I lead a venture called Mining Shared Value, which is supported by Engineers Without Borders Canada. We work to promote local procurement by the global mining industry in order to improve the economic and social impacts of mineral extraction in developing regions.
Looking at the name of our initiative, one would guess correctly that we were excited upon the release of Extracting with Purpose:…
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Watch this space! We will be opening the public consultation period on ICMM's updated Indigenous Peoples and Mining Good Practice Guide on 30 January for 6 weeks. See more detailed information below:
ICMM would like to invite interested organizations and individuals to provide comments on the updated text of its 2010 Indigenous Peoples and Mining Good…Continue
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"Mining has the image of being a masculine world. Many are surprised to learn that about 30% of the world’s artisanal miners are women. In Africa women even make up 40-50% of the artisanal mining workforce. But also in large scale mining gender plays an important role, even if women are chronically…Continue
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How Can Economic Modeling Improve Extractive Sector Governance? Cross-posted from OpenOil.
The piece “Women dominate artisanal mining ventures” featured below was initially published in Malawi’s Mining Review Issue Number 20 2014 that was circulated in December 2014. This is the final edition for 2014.
The symposium to review Malawi's draft Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining Policy mentioned in this piece was also covered …Continue
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The movement for greater transparency in extractives has come a long way in the past decade. However, it is good sometimes to take a step back and see as part of a broader shift towards all things open. The…Continue
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