sharing in governance of extractive industries
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
Added by Mira Oberman on June 13, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments
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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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
Added by Mira Oberman on April 19, 2017 at 17:53 — No Comments
"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
Added by Mira Oberman on March 22, 2017 at 23:47 — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Mira Oberman on March 8, 2017 at 22:30 — No Comments
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).Continue
Added by Mira Oberman on January 25, 2017 at 20:36 — No Comments