Mining minerals

2022 Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development

The Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) will convene in person for its 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) from November 7-10, 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland, and will be hosted by UNCTAD. Sessions will also be streamed live for virtual attendees.

The theme of this year’s event is Critical minerals and energy transition and will include sessions on important sub-themes with speakers from various governments and other organizations.

Session topics include:

  • Accelerating decarbonization: technology, innovation and partnerships
  • Building resilient supply chains
  • Community resilience in a just transition
  • ESG and Responsible Mining
  • Government readiness for modern policy and regulatory frameworks
  • Re-mining for critical minerals and land restoration
  • The future of resource taxation
  • Women in the future of mining

Speakers from the following organizations:

  • African development bank
  • National governments of the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe
  • Global Battery Alliance
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • International Council on Mining and Metals
  • International Energy Association
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • world gold council

Note: Monday proceedings are for government delegates only and require separate registration to participate.

The IGF Secretariat is hosted by the International Institute for Sustainable Development and receives core funding from the governments of Canada and the Netherlands.

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