Mine Closure Training in Argentina

CIRDI completed its third mine closure training session in Argentina in early April 2018 with a workshop that focussed on technical and financial aspects of mine closure and stakeholder engagement. […]


Announcing CIRDI’s Interim CEO

Canadian International Resources and Development Institute is pleased to announce that Elaine Pura, former Chief Operating Officer and Director of International Programs, has been named CIRDI’s Interim Chief Executive Officer […]


Happy International Women’s Day – 8 March 2018

On International Women’s Day 2018, CIRDI is reflecting on a number of valued opportunities we have recently had to help advance gender equality in Canada and abroad. We open this […]


CIRDI completes first technical mission to Chocó, Colombia

Following two previous missions for consultation with government and community to identify technical assistance needs, CIRDI recently completed its first technical field mission to Bebara and Bebarama  (January 24th – […]


Technical Team Visits Ecuador for Tailings Management Assessment

 As part of the CIRDI TransMAPE’s objective to provide technical assistance for improved tailings management in small-scale mining operations in southern Ecuador, CIRDI recently completed a technical mission to Portovelo-Zaruma […]


CIRDI participates in Mining Indaba Conference

Through CIRDI’s Supporting the Ministry of Mines (SUMM) Ethiopia project, a delegation of twelve representatives from Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas and Geological Survey of Ethiopia participated […]


CIRDI presents Mining Conflicts Workshop at PDAC

Join Rob Stevens, Tony Andrews and other Canadian and international experts for an informative workshop: Mining conflict pathways and the roles of government, industry, communities and NGOs on Wednesday, March […]


Global Business Reports Interviews Director of CIRDI’s SUMM Ethiopia Project

Learn about the Ethiopian government’s systemic approach to mineral sector reform and development in this Global Business Reports interview with Isabeau Vilandre, director of CIRDI’s Supporting the Ministry of Mines (SUMM), […]


CIRDI Seminar Series Talk – The Rise of Conflict with Mining Operations: What Lies Beneath?

When: Wednesday November 22, 12:30 – 2 pm Where: Case Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues The dramatic rise in conflicts associated with mining operations over the past 15 years has […]


John Drexhage tackles Mining and Climate Change: Why Should We Care?

Don’t miss a compelling talk by John Drexhage, federal advisor with Clean Energy Canada, co-hosted with Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business. When: Monday November 20, 12:30 – 2 […]

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