From our Partners
Responsible Supply Chains for ASM Gold
PAC’S work in Orientale province on ASM-gold is, in part, funded by the US-lead Public Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade.
Poor environmental practices have been linked to negative long term effects on sustainable livelihoods and development. Click here to read a briefing note on gold mining and environmentlal healthprepared for PAC by Dr. Meredeth Turshen of Rutgers University.
ICGLR Regional Certification
Centre National d'Appui au Développement et à la Participation populaire (CENADEP), one of our partners in the DRC, has excellent background information on the ICGLR. Visit their site to find out more.
The ICGLR Regional Certification Mechanism is the in-region implementation of the OECD Due Dilligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas.
The UN Economic Commission for Africa's Special report on the “The ICGLR Regional Initiative against the Illegal Exploitation of Natural Resources (RINR) and other Certification Mechanisms in the Great Lakes Region: Lessons Learned and Best practices”
Regional Civil Society and Natural Resource Governance
The Founding Document of the PAC-supported Regional Civil Society Coalition on Natural Resources can be found here. (French only). Members of the platform have given their support and committed to the platform through a statement of support, which can be viewed here (French Only).
Women, Security, and Resource Governance
A publication of the Conference Secretariat of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region with support from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. Prepared by Dr. Jennifer Hinton
Published jointly by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Entity for Gender Equity and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), this report is the product of a two-year collaboration between the four partners to: (i) improve the understanding of the complex relationship between women and natural resources in conflict-affected settings, and (ii) make the case for pursuing gender equality, women’s empowerment and sustainable natural resource management together in support of peacebuilding.