2023 Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

The role of ASM formalisation in due diligence and mitigation of child labour: Examples from mica and gold mining

Apr 24, 2023 | 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Partner session - Room CC20


Organised by: Terre des Hommes Netherlands, the Responsible Mica Iniative, Alliance for Responsible Mining and Löning- Human Rights & Responsible Business In this session, panelists will scrutinise potential challenges and opportunities of formalising the ASM mica sector in Madagascar and implementing responsible mining standards. The experts will build on the experience of the gold ASM sector in Latin America and West Africa, and explore how the CRAFT code was used to facilitate due diligence conforming to the OECD Guidance, as well as to ensure responsible engagement with ASM and to reduce child labour.

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