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Using Social and Environmental Safeguards and Grievance Mechanisms as Tools to Prevent Harm in the Extractive Sector

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Using Social and Environmental Safeguards and Grievance Mechanisms as Tools to Prevent Harm in the Extractive Sector

We hope you enjoyed our recent sessions of the webinar series on Environmental Governance of the Mining Sector dedicated to Using Social and Environmental Safeguards and Grievance Mechanisms as Tools to Prevent Harm in the Extractive Sector.

The webinar discussed global social and environmental standards, and the grievance mechanisms that underlie them, as well as the role of these standards and mechanisms in preventing and addressing conflict in the mining, oil and gas sectors. A case study from a mine in Mongolia managed by the Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) - a grievance and accountability mechanism of the International Finance Corporation- was also featured. The case was the basis for discussion and experience sharing.

The recording for the English webinar is available here: https://bit.ly/2jif6kq. The links to the presentations are below:

https://bit.ly/2r8lUVm -Kate Kopischke- UNDP

https://bit.ly/2I08020 -Mongolia CAO Case Study Pictures

https://bit.ly/2vZzP5X- Mongolia Tri-Partite Council

https://bit.ly/2r9aeSm- Scott Adams and Gina Barbieri-CAO

This webinar series was hosted by the NBSAP Forum, the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, GOXI and UNDP.

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30 April, 2018 - 08:31