Sonya Maldar - PWYP Montreal Conference 2009

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Connecting transparency to other EI reforms/initiatives

Sonya Maldar, CAFOD

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  • Sonya Maldar - PWYP Montreal Conference 2009

    1. 1. Connecting transparency to wider extractive industry initiatives Sonya Maldar, CAFOD
    2. 2. Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) <ul><li>Voluntary </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-stakeholder: mining, jewellery, unions, NGOs, communities </li></ul><ul><li>Aims to develop: </li></ul><ul><li>Mine-site standards </li></ul><ul><li>Third party verification system </li></ul>
    3. 3. Industry participants:
    4. 4. Civil society participants:
    5. 5. Standards: <ul><li>indigenous peoples </li></ul><ul><li>cyanide & mercury </li></ul><ul><li>resettlement </li></ul><ul><li>labour rights </li></ul><ul><li>protected areas </li></ul><ul><li>security & human rights </li></ul><ul><li>emergency response </li></ul><ul><li>tailings disposal </li></ul><ul><li>revenue & contract transparency </li></ul>
    6. 6. Revenue and contract transparency <ul><li>Disaggregated reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Broad definition of payments </li></ul><ul><li>Contract transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Applies regardless of whether country of operation is implementing EITI </li></ul>
    7. 7. Verification <ul><li>Independent, third party </li></ul><ul><li>Mine site </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer labelling or supporter model? </li></ul><ul><li>How existing verification is incorporated/avoiding duplication </li></ul>
    8. 8. Summary: <ul><li>Covers a comprehensive list of standards, including “tough issues” </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-stakeholder value </li></ul><ul><li>Work in progress </li></ul><ul><li>Potential to deliver a credible system </li></ul>
    9. 9. www.responsiblemining.net [email_address]

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