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IGF 17th Annual General Meeting

IGF 17th Annual General Meeting

Event Details

Date:

October 19, 2021 to
October 20, 2021

Venue:

Virtual

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development’s (IGF) 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on October 19–20, 2021. The event will be hosted virtually. All interested parties are invited to register and attend.

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The theme for the 2021 AGM is Building Tomorrow Together: Mining for a Responsible and Inclusive Future.

Governments, companies, and mining communities face a variety of fluid challenges today. Amid the need for pandemic response and recovery, calls are growing for a transition towards metals-intensive, clean energy sources to combat climate change. New technologies are disrupting operations and posing new challenges for community engagement and local content policy-makers. In addition, assessing and managing the environmental and social impacts from mining—throughout the mining life cycle and for operations of all sizes—remains critical to maintaining trust in the sector.

As such, 2021 AGM sessions will focus on a variety of timely topics surrounding mining sector governance, including:

  • Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)
  • Community engagement
  • Critical minerals
  • Environmental management
  • Environmental and social impact assessments (ESIA)
  • Gender equality
  • Local content
  • Partnerships
  • Taxation
  • Technology

AGM sessions will include interpretation for participants in English, French, and Spanish.

The agenda and other details will be released in the coming weeks. Register now to stay informed.