2017 Annual General Meeting of the IGF


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The 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) will convene from 17-19 October, with workshops taking place on 16 and 20 October. The AGM will convene at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

The AGM is a unique opportunity to engage with government officials from the IGF’s 60 member nations and representatives from industry, civil society and academia.

The theme of this year’s meeting is Managing Artisanal and Small-scale Mining (ASM). However, we will also be covering a wide range of other topics including: tax base erosion and profit shifting; local content policies; mine closure; voluntary sustainability initiatives; and environmental impact assessment. More details are available in the agenda HERE.