The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) is seeking a commodity trading expert to support efforts to provide guidance for governments on measures to combat tax avoidance.
This short-term contract involves the production of a 40-60 page report on mineral sales between private mining companies and commodity traders. The goal is to identify any tax, and financial risks associated with the transactions that have the potential to undermine government revenue… Continue
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for the IGF's
13th Annual General Meeting
The AGM is a unique opportunity to engage with government officials from our 60 member nations…
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“This guidance has been sorely needed for a long time and it’s great to see it come to fruition.”
Anne-Marie Fleury, Director, Standards and Impacts, Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC)
Member governments have begun to implement recommendations from IGF Guidance for…
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IGF Guest Column: Introducing the Extractives Hub – A New Information Tool
By Tom Mills
Deputy Team Leader, Extractives Hub
A vast opportunity exists for countries to draw on free online…
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The Government of Mongolia sees its minerals sector as critical to national plans for sustainable development, according to a new IGF Mining Policy Framework (MPF) Assessment.
“Mongolia is in the midst of a fiscal crisis and seeks to expand responsible development of its minerals sector in order to generate much-needed revenues,” said Kristi Disney Bruckner, a member of IGF’s assessment team for Mongolia.
“We were encouraged to see that, despite this…
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The IGF Secretariat is pleased to present our first annual report, which described our objectives and outlines our achievements. The full report can be downloaded here:
Here is a quick overview.
Report from the IGF Secretariat
We have a remarkable opportunity to drive… Continue
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The Republic of Suriname is actively working to leverage its mining industry to advance sustainable development, according to an assessment published by the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF.)
“We were pleased to see such a strong commitment to advancing positive change among the government officials we met with while in Suriname,” noted team lead Alec Crawford.
“These officials—as well as representatives from civil society and… Continue
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We are pleased to announce that the IGF has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Mining Task Force (MTF).
“As a centre of expertise and a key venue for global dialogue on mining sector good governance, partnership with the Intergovernmental Forum (IGF) is recognized by the APECT MTF as holding significant potential for mutually beneficial cooperation to advance shared goals and objectives,” APEC said in a joint statement of… Continue
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The IGF Secretariat is pleased to announce that its guidance document on managing artisanal and small-scale mining is now available in… Continue
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Innovation for Sustainability in the Mining Sector Continue
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The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is pleased to present its assessment of Senegal's mining policies.
The report is available in English and … Continue
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Please mark your calendar for IGF's Annual General Meeting:
October 16 - 20, 2017 in Geneva
"The IGF is a great opportunity to meet and interact with people who are actively engaged in minerals sector governance, and is a platform to share experience and exchange ideas on how mining can effectively contribute to achieving sustainable development goals.”
– Ibrahim Satti Kamara, government representative… Continue
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Ecuador reaffirms its commitment to sustainable mining by joining IGF
Toronto, Canada, March 7, 2017 – The Government of Ecuador expressed its commitment to good governance of the mining sector by joining the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) Tuesday.…
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IGF releases guidance to help governments manage artisanal and small-scale mining
Ottawa, Canada, January 19, 2017 – Governments struggling to manage the complex and sometimes chaotic artisanal and small scale-mining sector have a new toolkit: a guidance developed by the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).
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