Webinar | Improving Legal Frameworks for ESIA and Management
Join the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) on Wednesday, July 8, at 9 a.m. Ottawa / 3 p.m. Geneva for a webinar to discus its newest Guidance for Governments: Improving Legal Frameworks for ESIA and Management.
The Guidance provides IGF’s 76 member governments with a comprehensive overview of international best practices in legal frameworks for ESIA and related management plans for large-scale mines.
- The webinar will be moderated by IGF Director Greg Radford and include a multi-stakeholder panel discussion about emerging ESIA issues in the mining sector.
- Paula Dobbelaar, Technical Secretary, from the Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) will present findings from its peer review of IGF's guidance and discuss the critical issues on the topic.
- Harriet Wachira, Program Coordinator with Transparency International, will also speak on the importance of transparency and accountability in ESIA legal frameworks.
- Time will be reserved for a Q&A with participants.
July 8, 2020