Security arrangements for mining operations in fragile or conflict-affected contexts are complex and challenging. On 12th April, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Responsible Business Conduct Unit will host a webinar to discuss how standards such as the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (Voluntary Principles) and the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains (OECD Guidance) can help address human rights risks related to security in and around mine sites. The webinar is being co-organised with the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) to highlight key findings of the joint OECD, DCAF, and ICRC recent study (English) / (Français) on this topic.
Through this webinar, participants can:
Confirmed panelists include:
This webinar will be held as a side event of the OECD 14th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains, and is suited to companies operating in challenging security environments such as mine sites, governments, civil society organisations and other experts who are interested in responsible business conduct. It will be held in English and French with simultaneous translation available.
Date: Monday, 12th April 2021, 15:00 – 17:00 CET