10–11 September: Antananarivo, Madagascar. Workshop organised by GIZ
Artisanal Mining Sector: Governance and Initiation of a Permanent Dialogue (Atelier « Secteur minier artisanal à Madagascar: Gouvernance et initiation d’un dialogue permanent)
Join RCS Global Project Director Nicolas Eslava during a two-day workshop that will include the presentation of the RCS Global’s guidance for governments on how to manage artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM), developed for the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF). It will include a discussion of the relevance of the ASM management guidance to Madagascar’s vibrant ASM sector.
23-24 September: San Jose, California, U.S.A.
CFSI Annual Conference 2015
Join RCS Directors Harrison Mitchell and Michèle Brülhart at the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative’s (CFSI) annual conference in San Jose, California, where they will be presenting the latest issues on quality of supply chain mapping data and related challenges for suppliers when exercising due diligence. RCS Director Michèle Brülhart will also be presenting the revised gold audit protocol during the CFSI focus group meeting ahead of the conference to select CFSI members and industry experts, to discuss improvements to the gold audit program.