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FRAMEwebinar: The Costs of Mining: Artisinal vs Commercial and Global Policy with Local Impact

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Looking for a way to take advantage of the extra day this year? Join us for an hour to learn about how a hot new policy change in the United States is having global ramifications for the extractive industries field! The FRAMEweb team invites you to join us for an interactive presentation on the Costs of Mining: Artisinal vs commercial and global policy with local impact. Our presenters will explore the crossroads between artisinal and corporate mining. They will examine the case study of the Democratic Republic of Congo which is expecting huge changes to its mining industry brought about from recent legislature passed in the United States.
When Feb 29, 2012
from 09:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Where Webinar
Attendees Anne-Gaelle Javelle
Peter Veit
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Looking for a way to take advantage of the extra day this year? Join us for an hour to learn about how a hot new policy change in the United States is having global ramifications for the extractive industries field!   

The FRAMEweb team invites you to join us for an interactive presentation on the Costs of Mining: Artisinal vs commercial and global policy with local impact. Our presenters will explore the crossroads between artisinal and corporate mining. They will examine the case study of the Democratic Republic of Congo which is expecting huge changes to its mining industry brought about from recent legislature passed in the United States. Other nations around the world are watching closely to see the impacts of this transboundary policy, which also influenced the presidential elections in the DRC.  

 

Presenters inlcude:  

  • Anne-Gaelle Javelle, Senior Associate at the World Resources Institute;
  • Peter Veit, Project Manager for the Equity, Poverty, and Environment Initiative at World Resources Institute

 

We'll be continuing the discussion on FRAMEweb afterward, so don't miss out - register today!

For more information or questions, contact Sarah_Schmidt@dai.com  

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

 

System Requirements

PC-based attendees

Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server 

Macintosh®-based attendees

Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer


About this webinar:

This webinar is connected to USAID's FRAMEweb, a network website designed to facilitate knowledge sharing among NRM professionals through online discussions and the sharing of documents and other resources.

The information provided in this webinar is not official U.S. government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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