IGF 18th Annual General Meeting

This year’s event will focus on critical minerals for the energy transition. It will be held in-person on November 7–10, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland.
November 7, 2022 9:00 am - November 10, 2022 5:00 pm CEST (GMT +2)

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The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) will convene in-person for its 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on November 7–10, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland and hosted by UNCTAD. Sessions will also be live streamed for virtual attendees.

This year’s event theme is Critical Minerals and the Energy Transition and will include sessions on important sub-themes with speakers from various governments and other organizations:

Session themes include: Speakers from the following organizations
  • Accelerating Decarbonization: Technology, innovation, and partnerships
  • Building Resilient Supply Chains
  • Community Resilience in a Just Transition
  • ESG and Responsible Mining
  • Government Readiness for Modern Policy and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Re-mining for Critical Minerals and Land Restoration
  • The Future of Resource Taxation
  • Women in the Future of Mining
  • African Development Bank
  • National governments from the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Europe
  • Global Battery Alliance
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • International Council on Mining and Metals
  • International Energy Association
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • World Gold Council