The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development
The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is a member-driven organization that provides national governments the opportunity to work collectively to achieve their sustainable mining goals.
Governments from Mongolia to Mali seek to reopen mining deals
Some resource-rich developing countries are seeking to rewrite mining contracts and accelerate dividend payouts, which can take years to materialize under deals tilted in companies’ favor.
IGF-WIMOWA Workshop: Gender and mining governance in West Africa
This report covers how IGF developed and delivered a tailored workshop on gender and mining governance for stakeholders in 13 West African nations.
IGF Case Study: Mine Closure Policies in South America
These IGF case studies examine mine closure legislation in Chile and Peru.
IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Panama
This report assesses Panama's mining laws, policies, and regulations and makes recommendations to the government.
ASM and COVID-19: IGF member survey of challenges and opportunities
A report on survey responses from IGF members about COVID-19 impacts on the ASM sector.
Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) and COVID-19: Responding to the pandemic
This brief outlines some of the main challenges to the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector support and regulation in the context of the global pandemic and points tentatively to how governments can move forward.
The Future of Resource Taxation: A roadmap
The framework document for the IGF and ATAF's Future of Resources Taxation project.
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15th IGF Annual General Meeting
The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals, and Sustainable Development (IGF) is hosting their Annual General Meeting (AGM) October 7 to 11, 2019, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.