Extractive Industries Governance in the DRC

Project presentation The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to many of the minerals required for the green energy transition, yet these minerals are extracted from the country instead of being leveraged to induce sustainable development in Congo. This not only disrupts the global value chain linking DRC to consuming countries, but also perpetrates … Continued

Security, Human Rights and Critical Minerals

Project presentation Mining of critical minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) presents great promise for economic and social development in a country with chronic instability and weak governance. The project aims to improve the human rights and security of communities living around mining sites in the DRC through dialogue with government and private … Continued

« Madini » Minerais pour la paix

Project presentation The Madini project uses conflict management interventions and improvements in mining governance in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to secure access to critical minerals, while simultaneously ensuring these key minerals are exploited responsibly. The project thus contributes to the stability and economic development of the mining areas, creating a win-win situation … Continued

Investment mining opportunies in Africa

Project presentation Evaluating investment mining opportunities in Africa is part of the project AfricaMaVal “Building EU-Africa partnerships on sustainable raw materials value chain” founded by the European Union for three years. The AfricaMaVal project aims to develop an EU-Africa partnership that ensures a responsible supply of mineral resources for European industry while guaranteeing sustainable local … Continued

A just transition in Arctic mining

Project presentation Critical Raw Materials (CRM) are necessary for the green transition as well as for our security. It is in the Arctic region where we can find the most peaceful, stable, environmental and transparent mining opportunities. Therefore, the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is gathering stakeholders from both inside and outside the region to map … Continued