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IGF 16th Annual General Meeting

IGF 16th Annual General Meeting

Event Details


October 20, 2020 to
October 22, 2020



Mining and COVID-19: From crisis to sustainability

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development hosted its 16th Annual General Meeting on October 20–22, 2020. For the first time, the 2020 AGM was fully virtual and not subject to the attendance limits of past events in-person events. The AGM attracted more than 1,800 registrants from 110 counties.

The theme for 2020: Mining and COVID-19: From Crisis To Sustainability. Many sessions examined mining sector trends and government responses stemming from the ongoing health and economic crisis.

Following the AGM, session recordings and related content will remain available on the virtual event platform for three months (registration required).

The AGM featured more than 70 speakers from across the globe, including:

  • Henrik Ager, President, Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology
  • Mohammad Haroon Chakhansuri, Acting Minister of Mines and Petroleum, Afghanistan
  • Mark Cutifani, CEO, Anglo American
  • Aidan Davy, COO, ICMM
  • Aïssatou Sophie Gladima, Minister of Mines and Geology, Senegal
  • Carolina Rojas-Hayes, Deputy Minister of Mines, Colombia
  • Luis Miguel Incháustegui, Minister of Energy and Mines, Peru
  • Daniel Kaufmann, President Emeritus, NRGI
  • Segolo Lekau, Acting Commissioner General, Botswana Unified Revenue Service
  • Baldo Prokurica, Minister of Mining, Chile
  • Wayne Swan, Former Deputy PM and Treasurer, Australia
  • Nigel Topping, High Level Champion for Climate Action, United Kingdom
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