sharing in governance of extractive industries
Global Witness, the human rights and inflict minerals campaign group, has accused the UK government of acting unlawfully by refusing to put forward companies trading in ‘conflict minerals’ from the Democratic
Republic of the Congo (DRC) for United Nations sanctions.
The organisation made the accusation as it made an application to the UK High Court for judicial review on July 26.
Global Witness says that several UK companies were known to be trading in…Continue
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In Afghanistan, a Threat of Plunder
THE news that Afghanistan has $1 trillion in unmined mineral deposits has been met with some pessimism. Now, it is said, the country will be transformed from its present condition into the
next Congo, whose new wealth from gold, copper and other minerals…
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A study by The World Bank, International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM), and UNCTAD (Commodities Branch) on using resource endowments to foster sustainable development.
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The IFC report is available at http://bit.ly/cV5Frv
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