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Democratic Republic of Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, vast mineral resources offer the prospect of real economic benefit. But their high value can also lead to conflict, exploitation and complex social problems. Pact and its partners are using systemic solutions to help overcome these and other development challenges, particularly in artisanal and small-scale

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Mining .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

Minerals are essential for modern living, and mining is still the primary method of their extraction. To date, it appears that the main constraints to sustainability in the mining sector derive from the ever-increasing demand for mined resources, the consumption of resources (mostly energy and water) needed to extract and process metals, and

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Tanzania: Country situation assessment

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations GDP Gross Domestic Product These include climate-smart agriculture, small-scale mining, sustainable pastoralism and community-based wildlife resource Tanzania: Country situation assessment 13 1. Introduction 1.1 Overview of PRISE

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UN

Climate Change Disasters Ecosystems Financing Food and Energy GEMI Gender GLAAS Groundwater Health Human Rights Integrated Monitoring Integrated Water Resources Management JMP Jobs Policy and Analytical Briefs SDG 6 Synthesis Report Sustainable Development Goals Transboundary Waters UN-Water Governance United Nations Observances Urbanization

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Mineral Supply Chain Due Diligence Audits and Risk

SAESSCAM Service d'Assistance et d'Encadrement du Small Scale Mining (DRC) SEC Securities and Exchange Commission (US) T.I.C. Tantalum-Niobium International Study Centre UAE United Arab Emirates UN United Nations UN GoE United Nations (Security Council's) Groups of Experts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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CDM: CDM

Under the Clean Development Mechanism, emission-reduction projects in developing countries can earn certified emission reduction credits. These saleable credits can be used by industrialized countries to meet a part of their emission reduction targets under the Kyoto Protocol. more CDM Governance - meetings and documentation

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artisanal mining

Artisanal and Small-scale mining (ASM) refers to informal mining activities carried out using low technology or with minimal machinery. It is estimated that more than 100 million people rely on this sector for income, mainly in developing nations.(Source: miningfacts)

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Mining Business Sample

Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining Business Plan 2013. Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Partnership Area August 2013 This Business Plan describes the goals and some of the activities of the Artisanal and Small Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) partnership area of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Global Mercury Partnership.

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Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

2019 EITI Global Conference. Hosted by the Government of France on 18-19 June 2019 in Paris, the 8th EITI Global Conference gathered more than 1000 stakeholders from around the globe to take stock of progress and priorities in extractives transparency.

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Travels with Mercury II: Using Mercury in Small Scale

3-6-2009Travels with Mercury II: Using Mercury in Small Scale Gold Mining. June 03, 2009 Susan Egan Keane In my last post, I described my visit to small scale gold mining operations in Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo. they are small scale operators, by definition.

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Extractive Industries

5-2-2019Extractive Industries. About 3.5 billion people live in countries rich in oil, gas or minerals. With good governance and transparent management, the revenues from extractive industries can have an impact on reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity, while

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MYTHS AND REALITIES IN ARTISANAL GOLD MINING MERCURY

AGM – Artisanal Gold Mining ASGM – Artisanal and Small-scale Miners (or Mining) CERM3 – Centre for Environmental Research in Minerals, Metals and Ma-terials COMTRADE – United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database GEF – Global Environment Facility GMP – Global Mercury Project GRG – Gravity Recoverable Gold

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industry and environment

Industry and Environment Volume 23 Special Issue 2000 50 Small-scale mining legislation and regulatory frameworks – by Edmund Bugnosen, John Twigg and Andrew Scott Resources Forum website initiated by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

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UNITED NATIONS NATIONS UNIES United Nations Interim

United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo UNMIK NATIONS UNIES Mission d'Administration Intrimaire des Nations Unies au Kosovo UNMIK/REG/2005/3 21 January 2005 REGULATION NO. 2005/3 ON MINES AND MINERALS IN KOSOVO The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Pursuant to the authority given to him under United

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Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD

Between 2000 and 2002, the Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development (MMSD) project carried out research, analysis and consultation. This introduction describes what the project set out to do and the process that evolved to accomplish those goals.

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Artisanal mining

A significant issue in artisanal and small-scale arises when larger mining companies gain rights to develop deposits that are currently worked by artisanal minings. The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has produced a guidance note for companies engaging with the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector.

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The Toxic Toll of Indonesia's Gold Mines

24-5-2016Small-scale gold mining began to take hold in Indonesia after the 1998 fall of Suharto, its longtime military ruler, and has flourished in an ensuing era of lax governance. Nearly all artisanal miners use mercury to extract gold, even though the practice has been banned by the government since 2014.

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CLIMATE CHANGE: IMPACTS, VULNERABILITIES AND

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat has produced this book to highlight the concerns and needs of developing countries in adapting to the effects of climate change. This book outlines the impact of climate change in four developing country regions: Africa, Asia, Latin America and small

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KP Basics. The Kimberley Process started when Southern African diamond-producing states met in Kimberley, South Africa, in May 2000, to discuss ways to stop the trade in 'conflict diamonds' and ensure that diamond purchases were not financing violence by rebel movements and their allies seeking to undermine legitimate governments.

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Publications

United Nations Secretary General's study on violence against children, 2006. UNICEF and the United Nations, Report of Graa Machel - Impact of armed conflict on children, 1996. UNICEF and the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict, Graa Machel study ten year strategic review, children and conflict in a changing world, 2009

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IPMM 2012

vagueness of the definition of "small scale" in mining. Hence, the necessity to begin with a few definitions. 1.1 Small-scale and Artisanal mining Often one refers to "Artisanal and Small-scale Mining" (ASM) when talking about "mining by individuals, groups, families or cooperatives with minimal or no mechanization, often

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White Paper on Responsible Mining

Realization of mining's contribution to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires deliberate and sustained effort. If not properly managed, Definition of Responsible Mining Artisanal and small-scale mining can be compatible with large mining operations.

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UNITED NATIONS MC

UNITED NATIONS MC UNEP / MC/COP.1/1 United Nations Environment Programme Distr.: General 27 February 2017 Original: English Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury First meeting Geneva, 24–29 September 2017 Provisional agenda 1. Opening of the meeting. 2. Organizational matters: (a) Adoption of the rules of procedure;

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DEFORESTATION CAUSES, IMPACT, EFFECTS, FACTS,

Deforestation definition: deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. A forest stand is a close community of trees sufficient in size, composition and location to distinguish it from other nearby communities.

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UN News

UN News produces daily news content in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and weekly programmes in Hindi, Urdu and Bangla. Our multimedia service, through this new integrated single platform, updates throughout the day, in text, audio and video – also making use of quality images and other media from

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United Nations

United Nations Technical Cooperation. Seminar on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining in Africa: Identifying Best Practices and Building the Sustainable Livelihoods of Communities Joint event with Economic Commission for Africa hosted by Central Africa Sub-regional Development Centre.

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Socio

NAP Guidance Guidance Document: Developing a National Strategic Plan to Reduce Mercury Use in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining NGO non-governmental organisation OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development SDGs Sustainable Development Goals SGBP state gold-buying programme UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNITAR

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Preliminary Gender Profile of Ethiopia

ASM Artisanal and small scale mining BMI Body Mass Index BOWCYA Bureau of Women, UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organizations in healthcare, and both paid and . Preliminary Gender Profile of Ethiopia Education: Preliminary Gender Profile of Ethiopia. Preliminary Gender Profile of Ethiopia • • • • •

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Publications

United Nations Secretary General's study on violence against children, 2006. UNICEF and the United Nations, Report of Graa Machel - Impact of armed conflict on children, 1996. UNICEF and the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict, Graa Machel study ten year strategic review, children and conflict in a changing world, 2009

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United Nations Conference

United Nations TD /B/64/3 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 10 Distr.: General July 2017 Original: English . TD/B/64/3 2 consumption by small-scale domestic mining and quarrying operations. The Congo has potential reserves of gold, diamond, potash magnesium, iron

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