Improving Legal Frameworks for ESIA and Management
Join the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) on Wednesday, July 8, at 9 a.m. Ottawa / 3 p.m. Geneva for a webinar to discus its newest Guidance for Governments: Improving Legal Frameworks for ESIA and Management.
The Guidance provides IGF’s 76 member governments with a comprehensive overview of international best practices in legal frameworks for ESIA and related management plans for large-scale mines.
- The webinar will be moderated by IGF Director Greg Radford and include a multi-stakeholder panel discussion about emerging ESIA issues in the mining sector.
- Paula Dobbelaar, Technical Secretary, from the Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) will present findings from its peer review of IGF's guidance and discuss the critical issues on the topic.
- Harriet Wachira, Program Coordinator with Transparency International, will also speak on the importance of transparency and accountability in ESIA legal frameworks.
- Time will be reserved for a Q&A with participants.
Mining and Gender Governance: Enhancing women’s voices and participation in West Africa
A workshop on enhancing women’s voices and participation in mining governance for Women in Mining of West Africa (WIMOWA), a branch of the West African and Monetary Union (UEMOA).
Employment in Mining During COVID-19: Impacts, responses and future outlook
Join the IGF Wednesday, June 10, at 9 a.m. Ottawa / 3 p.m. Geneva as we look at the impacts of COVID-19 on employment and earnings in the mining sector.
[ES] Webinar: Mining Tax Policy and Administration Responses to COVID-19
This webinar will explore mining tax policy and administrative responses to the COVID-19 health crisis.
[FR] Mining Tax Policy Responses to COVID-19
Join IGF and the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) for a webinar exploring mining tax policy responses to the COVID-19 health crisis (in French).