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 […]


CIRDI Hosts Mining Conflicts Workshop

What are the factors that lead to mining conflict? How do the inter-relationships between players contribute to conflicts over time? What are the roles of governments, industry, communities and NGOs? […]


Environment and Mining Waste Management Master’s Program: Launched in Burkina Faso supported by Polytechnique Montréal

On October 10, 2017, the University Ouaga I Professeur Joseph Ki-Zerbo of Burkina Faso launched a graduate degree program in Environment and Mining Waste Management, which has been developed with the support […]


CIRDI Hosts Research Symposium: Impact of Research on International Development

On November 6, students, researchers, policy makers, government representatives and members of civil society are welcome to the first CIRDI research symposium: The Impact of Research on International Development. Produced […]


Environmental Assessment and Management in ASM – Guidance Paper Released

In many regulatory systems, environmental impact assessment processes and management requirements for artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) are too onerous and are not realistically achievable by governments or miners. CIRDI […]


CIRDI Facilitates Two Panels on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining at IGF

Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is the focus of the 2017 AGM of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF), held October 16-20 in Geneva. CIRDI […]


CIRDI E-Learning Series Launched

Rehabilitated Jamaican mine sites that provide greater crop yields was one of the featured case studies in CIRDI’s inaugural e-learning webinar: Rehabilitation of Mined and Quarried Out Lands in Jamaica: […]

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