8th Forum on responsible mineral supply chains


ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE Multi-stakeholder Forum

3-5 November 2014
Hotel Fleuve Congo, ‌Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

This meeting will provide the opportunity to review and discuss implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance, the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism and other initiatives to enable responsible mineral supply chains. Issues pertinent to the tin, tantalum and tungsten (3Ts) and gold supply chains will also be addressed during the course of the Forum. 

Representatives from ICGLR, OECD and UN GoE as well as partner countries, international organisations, industry organisations, mining cooperatives, mineral traders and exporters, smelters and processors, downstream companies, including brand name end-users, and civil society organisations will attend the Forum.

This meeting is hosted by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo and jointly organised by the OECD, the ICGLR, and the UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo.





Draft agenda | français


OECD Due Diligence Guidance homepage

Implementing the Due Diligence Guidance

ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism (pdf)

OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

OECD Risk Awareness Tool for Multinational Enterprises in Weak Governance Zones



7th meeting, Paris, 26-28 May 2014

6th meeting, Kigali, 13-15 November 2013  

5th meeting, Paris, 2-3 May 2013  

4th meeting, Paris, 28-30 November 2012

3rd meeting, Paris, 3-4 May 2012 

2nd meeting, Paris, 29-30 November 2011 

1st meeting, Paris, 5-6 May 2011