ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE Multi-stakeholder Forum
2-4 May 2017 OECD Conference Centre, Paris
11th Forum on responsible mineral supply chains
This event provided the opportunity to review and discuss implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Minerals, the ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism and other initiatives to enable responsible mineral supply chains. More than 900 stakeholders came together to focus on: Regulatory, compliance and alignment efforts; Shared responsibility between governments, companies and civil society, Mainstreaming human rights and conflict risks; Risks associated with production and trade of natural resources; and Regional implementation of due diligence.
OECD-World Bank event on Artisanal and Small Scale Mining
The 11th Forum on responsible mineral supply chains was followed by an OECD-World Bank event on artisanal and small scale mining which took place on 5 May 2017 at the OECD.
Worst forms of child labour
The Forum is jointly organised by the OECD, the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region and UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of Congo and is supported by the European Union through the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace.