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Weekly GOXI: January 15, 2018

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This week, Ana Maria Aranibar Jimenez presents a complete diagnosis by Cumbre del Sajama of the socioeconomic situation of women miners in…

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Weekly GOXI: January 8, 2018

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Even through the holidays, GOXI stayed busy.

In a journal article, Rauno Sairinen and co-authors analyze the case of the Talvivaara mine…

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Weekly GOXI: December 18, 2017

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In 2007, Ghana's then-president, John Kufour is reported to have proclaimed, “Even without oil we are doing well. . . . With oil as a shot in the arm, we are going to fly.” It turns out, according to research by Jim Cust and David Mihalyi, that "in many cases,…

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Call for Case Studies: World Bank Global Conference on Gender and Oil, Gas and Mining

The World Bank Group Global Conference on Gender and Oil, Gas and Mining: New Frontiers of Progress, Challenges and Solutions

June 27 – 28th 2018

Background

Oil, gas and mining can potentially bring…

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Weekly GOXI: December 11, 2017

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Aluminium, cadmium, cobalt, copper gallium, indium, indium, iron, lead, lithium, manganese, nickel, silica, silver, selenium, tellurium, tin, zinc....By applying risk and governance lenses to data, Levin Sources gives an in-depth look at the…

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Weekly GOXI: December 4, 2017

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How have the political aspects of governance impacted the efficacy of your work or issues you care about? The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) would like to hear your experience as it launches an Executive Session on the…

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Weekly GOXI: November 29, 2017

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Jasmin presents an interview with Sara Sales Juarez of the Renova Foundation on how Brazil has responded to its worst…

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Weekly GOXI: November 13, 2017

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You've heard it before: First impressions count. But to what extent do they affect community relations for a mining…

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Weekly GOXI: November 6, 2017

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David Jensen announces a new online course on …

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Weekly GOXI: October 30, 2017

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With lessons from Indonesia, Publish What You Pay staff in the Republic of Congo have called on the authorities to launch their own investigations into a Swiss…

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Weekly GOXI: October 22, 2017

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Remember to take the GOXI member survey by this Thursday, October…

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Weekly GOXI: October 16, 2017

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The GOXI Learning Series on Biodiversity and Human Rights continues with an interview with…

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Weekly GOXI: October 9, 2017

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This week, Alex Tilley writes that 37 percent of the minerals and metals needed for energy in a low-carbon future are in countries with “weak” resource governance.…

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Weekly GOXI: October 4, 2017

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We apologize for the inconvenience that recent disruptions to the GOXI site may have caused you. It was a technical fault on our end. The fault has been fixed and all of GOXI's functions are back to normal as far as…

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Biodiversity and Human Rights

Biodiversity and Human Rights

In March 2017, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment presented the…

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Weekly GOXI: September 11, 2017

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The big news this week is the GOXI Innovation Series. This 7-month program will cover social and environmental conflict prevention topics as…

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Weekly GOXI: September 3, 2017

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Bloomberg forecasts that almost half of all new cars will be electric by 2040. Add to that the demand for lithium-ion batteries for home energy storage and other uses. But the transition from fossil fuels comes with…

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Weekly GOXI: August 28, 2017

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Through "a combination of wildly over-optimistic revenue projections based on unrealistic expectations of mineral sector revenue growth, off-budget spending, and a plethora of small infrastructure projects with…

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Weekly GOXI: August 21, 2017

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This week, the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Metals, Minerals and Sustainable Development (IGF) welcomed the successful adoption of …

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