Thursday, November 17, 2022
The XI version of the International Copper Mining Conference was held in Santiago de Chile with the participation of authorities, academics and representatives of the private sector from all over the region.
More than 900 people attended the XI version of the International Copper Mining Conference 2022, held in Santiago, Chile. More than 270 conferences in 13 plenary sessions were part of the keynote of this meeting that brings together national and international experts, as well as authorities of the sector and industry representatives.
At the opening ceremony of this important international conference, the director of the Regional Cooperation for the Sustainable Management of Mining Resources in the Andean Countries (MinSus), Achim Constantin of BGR, presented the various areas of work of the project, which include: Human Rights, gender equality, mine closure, mining environmental liabilities, among others.
In order to show in a more tangible way the work of the project, Constantin presented to the attendees the training courses that ECLAC has conducted with MinSus on lithium governance and mine closure. He also presented one of the latest works of the project in cooperation with civil society organizations and experts, in which ten recommendations for the publication and use of information on mining certifications are detailed.
The meeting, which ended on November 17, included four short courses on subjects relevant to the copper industry and research, given by professional experts from Chile and around the world.