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The IGF publishes blogs by Secretariat staff and guest authors on important issues for mining countries and other stakeholders. These blogs do not represent the views or opinions of the IGF Secretariat or its member countries.

Building Government Capacity to Secure Mining’s Financial Benefits in Latin America

Knowledge gaps related mineral pricing and metals streaming stood out during our training on tax and fiscal issues for government officials in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Exploring the ILO’s Gender-Disaggregated Data on Mining Employment

Digging into the ILO's gender-disaggregated employment databases for a diverse set of mining nations.

Three Tax Treaty Takeaways from Officials in Mining Countries

Tax treaty negotiators from Argentina, Mongolia, and Senegal underline key concerns based on their practical experience representing mining nations that are subject to international tax treaties.

Establishing Baseline Data for Women and the Mine of the Future

Women must be both heard in the workplace and seen in the data to continue to improve diversity, governance, and sustainability in the sector.

Three Government Actions for Meaningful Community Engagement and Effective ESIAs in Mining

Governments have an important role to play to ensure that exploration and mining are carried out in a way that is environmentally and socially responsible, as set out in the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Developm ...