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  1. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    February, 2019

    This document is intended to promote a disciplined approach to integrated closure planning and increase the uniformity of good practice across the sector. The concepts apply equally to both large and small mining companies.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2021

    This report seeks to investigate and propose mechanisms that can be used to improve the flow of benefits to mining-affected communities. The report sets out what requirements should be met for a community trust (or similar legal vehicle) to offer protection of trust assets. It sets out recommendations on the manner in which the legal document should be crafted to protect communities, and proposes that the time is ripe for regulation and clarity. Although it is focused on South Africa, it will be relevant for countries facing similar challenges in the mining and other commercial sectors.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2021

    This primer gives an accessible overview of key aspects surrounding International Investment Treaties and Investor-State Dispute Settlement, and the implications for promoting a rights-based approach to governance.

  4. Library Resource
    Manuals & Guidelines
    October, 2017

    This guidance paper focuses on issues that the governments of developing countries may wish to consider if they adopt a policy to tax such transfers.  In doing so, it examines and provides the language of the legislative and regulatory provisions employed by countries that have adopted such a policy to tax, and comments on the pros and cons of these provisions.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2021

    Mining projects affect the health of surrounding communities by inducing environmental, economic, social and cultural changes in different population groups. Health impact assessment (HIA) offers an opportunity to manage these impacts. This paper aims to explore gender differences of impacts on the wider determinants of health as described by communities impacted by industrial gold mining and consider the implications for impact assessment. We conducted 24 gender-separated, participatory focus group discussions at three study sites in northwestern Tanzania.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2021

    El Estado Colombiano reconoce y protege la diversidad étnica y cultural de la Nación, la Constitución Política de Colombia define los derechos y garantías de las comunidades étnicas, al considerarlas como sujetos de especial protección constitucional, en razón, a la vulnerabilidad y amenaza, que pone en riesgo su supervivencia. Por su parte, en concordancia con la Constitución Política del país, la Ley 685 de 2001 define en su contenido la relación existente entre las comunidades indígenas y afrocolombianascon la actividad extractiva minera en el país.

  7. Library Resource
    September, 2019

    A recent wave of large-scale commercial investments in agriculture;extractive industries and other land-based sectors has compounded the ‘global resource squeezein low- and middle-income countries. But many communities affected by land rights violations struggle to assert their rights or obtain redress. Demand for legal support outstrips resources and what is available is not always appropriate. Pursuing litigation often presents significant obstacles and risks to the communities involved without offering any certain outcomes.

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    The Human Rights Impact of Bauxite Mining in Guinea

    Reports & Research
    October, 2018
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    Impact de l’exploitation de la bauxite sur les droits humains en Guinée

    Reports & Research
    October, 2018

    En Guinée, l’un des pays les plus pauvres du monde, l’exploitation de la bauxite est en plein essor. Depuis 2015, le gouvernement du président Alpha Condé a fait de la Guinée l’un des principaux exportateurs mondiaux, et le plus grand exportateur de ce minerai vers la Chine, le premier producteur mondial d’aluminium. La bauxite de Guinée représente désormais une large part de l’aluminium produit à l’échelle internationale et destiné aux pièces automobiles et aéronautiques ainsi qu’aux produits de consommation comme les canettes et le papier d’aluminium.

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