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2020 IGF AGM Recordings, Documents, Presentations Available

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) is pleased to announce that following its 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in October 2020, the event's session recordings, documents, presentations, and other ...

IGF Promotes Gender Equality and Environmental Management Through Goxi Consultations

The IGF is launching two consultations on Goxi which will run from September 21 to October 2, 2020, to facilitate global dialogue about the gendered impacts of mining before project development, as well as best practices in environmental management in the sector.

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Local Content Responses to COVID-19 and Automation? The Answer is Data

With the impacts of COVID-19 and increasing automation, detailed data is even more important for governments to understand mining sector requirements.  

Three Ways COVID-19 Shows Vulnerable Workers Need Stronger Social Protections Now

What can governments and industry do to ensure vulnerable workers aren’t left behind when the next pandemic strikes?