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¡Llega la guía para formalización de la pequeña minería!
And the Winner of the Fairmined Campaign is… JEM! - Jewellery Ethically Minded –
Yani R.L. – the second Bolivian cooperative that achieves Fairmined Certification
ARM and RJC reducing burden of audits
New Year, new success stories: two mining organizations obtain Fairmined Certification
European delegation from Samlerhuset visiting the mining cooperatives of Iquira and La Llanada
New Year, New Challenges: A Message from the Executive Director of ARM, Yves Bertran
Africa: Successful completion of PRECASEM and UNIDO projects
The King’s Choice: the world's first commemorative medal in Fairmined Gold
The Nobel Peace Prize Medal Shines Bright With Colombian Fairmined Gold
Artisanal mining representative meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos
Raising awareness on artisanal miners about security and self-care mining practices through farmer fairs
Nouveau directeur et nouveaux défis au sein de l’Alliance pour une Mine Responsable
New leadership and new challenges in the Alliance for Responsible Mining
The Nobel Peace Prize medal 2016 awarded to Colombian president will be made of Fairmined Gold from two Colombian artisanal mining organizations
Exchange of experiences between Colombian and Peruvian miners
The important role of the authorized suppliers in the Fairmined Gold value chain
CECOMIP, the world’s first alluvial gold mining cooperative to obtain the Fairmined Certification
The project Somos Tesoro has been supporting the formalization of ASM in the department of Boyacá, in Colombia.
THE OLYMPIC LAUREL: A new trophy and beautiful symbol for the Olympics, made of Fairmined Gold.
$ 1 million US dollars in Fairmined Premium for the development of artisanal and small-scale miners.
ARM’s consultancy work to strengthen the artisanal and small-scale mining sector
The Fairmined initiative gains recognition in the jewelry industry in South America
ARM and RJC strengthen collaboration to facilitate responsible jewellery supply chains
Our annual report 2015!
A globally applicable Market Entry Standard to engage with artisanal and small-scale gold mining is on its way
Homenaje a Roberto Villas Boâs
Change of leadership at the Alliance for Responsible Mining
Empowering women in the mining community
Mongolian NGO XAMODX recertifies and continues as a pioneer of Fairmined certified gold in Asia
Fairmined Ecological Gold available from Mongolia and Colombia
Toolkit to address forced labor in artisanal mining available in three languages
100 brands offer Fairmined Gold worldwide
The King’s No: the world's first commemorative medal in Fairmined Gold
Íquira Cooperative recertifies and inspires more miners to formalize
Fairmined boosts its traceability
Nobel Peace Prize made out of Fairmined gold
El Premio Nobel de la Paz 2015 elaborado en oro certificado Fairmined de Colombia
Miners confirmed their success with Fairmined Certification in ARM’s Regional Workshop
The 15 de Agosto Cooperative shares its progress towards responsible mining
New comic in French about the Fairmined Standard
SOTRAMI recertifies
Does the proposed mining classification proposed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia compromise the formalization process in the country?
Our annual report for 2014 is out
Six new mines reach Fairmined Certification
Fatal accident in the Bantaco mine in Senegal
Challenges and opportunities for ASM in Colombia: Take a look at the publication “What is Legal?”
Mongolia visit Colombia to exchange experiences on artisanal and small-scale mining
Reforestation activity in Burkina Faso and Senegal
New online course on Health and Safety
Explore our new virtual map!
Urgent support needed for the mining community Cuatro Horas
Congratulations to AURELSA!
Engage in the dialogue on ASM in our new blog
Developing inclusive strategies for mercury reduction in small-scale gold mining in Bolivar, Colombia
On the road to Fairmined: Miners show promising results at ARM’s workshop in Senegal
Successful formalization of artisanal and small-scale mining requires a rights-based approach
Bolivian Mining Cooperatives and the Public Sector jointly commit to strengthen the small-scale gold mining sector
First Fairmined jewelry exhibition in New York City
New traceability and certification management solution for the Fairmined System
Fairmined Standard leads artisanal and small-scale mining towards compliance with the Minamata Convention on mercury
Launching of the e-learning platform to strengthen the artisanal and small-scale mining sector
Fairmined Gold gains new ground in the US
Ecological gold from Mongolia: Artisanal miners obtain Fairmined Certification
Get to know the new Fairmined Website
This week on "Saberes para contar": Formalization of Small-scale Mining in Colombia
We invite you to visit the new website of the Civil Society table for EITI in Colombia
Adopting the Fairmined Standard is promoting good practices in Artisanal and Small-scale Mining
Citizen journalists: ARM and local leaders, learning how to tell their stories from a new perspective
The transfer of good ASGM practices through joint collaboration is now a reality in Colombia
New toolkit to address forced labor in ASM
We are proud to announce a new publication: ‘What is legal?’ Formalising artisanal and small-scale mining in Colombia
Dialogues that turn into gold
Expanding the offer of Fairmined metals in Europe
New Fairmined Standard pilot testing mechanism and amendment pilots
Know your gold, know your impact
Fairmined Standard recognised as a Responsible Mining Standard under RJC Chain-of-Custody Certification
Coffee Beans and Gold Nuggets - New Fairmined certified mining cooperative in Colombia
First artisanal mining organization is certified under the Fairmined Standard 2.0
Parlez-vous Fairmined? - The Fairmined standard now available in French
Congratulations to the first group of accredited Fairmined trainers!
Fairmined certified gold recognized by the Central Bank of Luxembourg
Today we launch our updated Fairmined certification system
The world’s first Fairmined Palme d’Or - A celebration of responsible artisanal and small scale miners
Update from Oro Verde and AMICHOCÓ
Launch of our project to reduce child labor in Colombia
The Fairmined Standard v2.0 is now available
The world’s first Fairmined watches
Gold to be proud of: evolved brand identity for Fairmined Gold
The new FAIRMINED standard is out
Miners and jewelers came together at our the Regional Workshop in Peru
New agreement with SCS Global Services on FAIRMINED Supply Chain Protocols for North American Traders
Anna Moltke-Huitfeldt becomes Denmark’s first FAIRMINED licensed jewellery designer
New collaboration with IMOswiss AG (IMO) on a Third Party Certification and Auditing System against the FAIRMINED Standard
When Environment meets Development: Making the Minamata Convention a true ally for the miners
First US based refiner and jewelers join the FAIRMINED initiative
Lessons learned - our intervention at the ICMGP 2013
We join efforts with the IDB to foster responsible artisanal mining in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru
The FAIRMINED Premium – why is it so important for the miners?
We seek a technical consultant for our Training Center
Milestone for ethical jewelry: FAIRMINED Gold now available in North America
Vacancies on our project for reduction of child labor in artisanal mining in Colombia
We seek consultants: Communications strategy and situation analysis for ASM
We seek consultants for business plan development and E-learning platform design
There is a new magazine out about Artisanal Mining!
FAIRMINED Gold arrives on the Red Carpet
ARM allows sales of un-labeled FAIRMINED consumer products
ARM facilitates official Mongolian delegation visit to Colombia and Peru
The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) signs contract with UNIDO and begins work in West Africa
FAIRMINED gold opens up to new responsible markets
FAIRMINED gold opens up to new responsible markets
FAIRMINED gold opens up to new responsible markets
Get to know the national formalization plan for artisanal mining in Peru
ARM hosts its largest Regional Workshop so far
ARM participates in Committee of Experts on certification mechanisms in the Great Lakes region
Appendix E of the Mercury Treaty offers a great opportunity for formalization of ASGM
Results of the First Public Consultation Round of the FT&FM Standard Review
ARM seeks Tecnical and Administrative Coordinator
Calling for a holistic approach to mercury reduction
Renovation of the Board of Directors
The world’s first Fairtrade and Fairmined platinum jewelery!
Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold now available in Luxembourg
Focus on gender in the Second Regional Workshop of ARM´s Latin America Network
Thank you for participating in the consultation of Fairtrade and Fairmined standard revision
The RJC recognition: A step on the way to further inclusion of ASM
TECNNOVA and ARM host event on the formalization of ASM in Colombia
Participate in the Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard Review 2012
ARM signs MoU with the Sustainable Artisanal Mining (SAM) project in Mongolia
RJC Recognition of Part A of the Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard
Experience exchange between mining organizations from Bolivia and Peru
ARM and Fairtrade Africa seeks Network Coordinator for Africa
ARM advocates for gradual reduction of mercury use in INC4
Big achievements in Nariño, Colombia
Another Peruvian mining company reaches FT&FM certification
Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold launched in the Netherlands
RJC calls for comment on proposal to recognise Fairtrade and Fairmined Standard
The OECD Due Diligence Guidance: An opportunity for artisanal and small scale mining
Small scale mining in Chocó, Colombia is out of control
ARM participates in GEMM 20/20: Global Exploration, Mining and Minerals in 2020
Good results and high motivation at ARM´s workshop
Review of the Fairtade and Fairmined Standard
Conference: GOLD - Vision, Value and Values
Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold celebrates first birthday and moves into Africa
OECD Gold Supplement - consultation deadline extended to 13th January!
ARM´s Intervention at the UNEP INC3 conference on mercury in Nairobi
ARM/Maplecroft Gold Dialogue: The imperative of collaboration between Artisanal and Large Scale Mining
Traditional mining in Colombia – a necessity to adjust law to fit reality
Colombia: the conflict between traditional small-scale miners and a multinational aggravates
We´re back at the IJL Fair (4-7 September)
Exchanging experiences: miners from Bolivia visit their Peruvian colleagues
Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform act - what are the consequences for artisanal miners in Congo?
ARM announces leadership changes
1st Forum on Mining in the Colombian Pacific region
ARM announces a joint declaration with UNIDO to collaborate on ASGM assistance
Developing new producer support toolkits - a workshop for the Latin American Fairtrade and Fairmined projects network
ARM & RJC announce their collaboration
ARM Annual Report 2010 is now available to download!
Update on the Global Mercury Treaty negotiations
Consultation on the "Legalization guide for ASM" - your feedback welcome!
Fairtrade and Fairmined certified gold goes on sale!
Colombia: first ever Fairtraide and Fairmined Ecological Gold from Condoto, Oro Verde!
Chiba, Japan: ARM at the meeting of the International Negotiating Committee on a legally binding mercury instrument
ARM/Maplecroft Gold Dialogues - main conclusions
Threat of Mercury Poisoning Rises with Gold Mining Boom
Shooting Gold Diggers at African Mine Seen Amid Record Prices
ASGM Mercury Reduction Declaration - sign the petition!
Cotapata Cooperative - world´s first Fairtrade and Fairmined certified mine
Protest at Anglo American´s Alaskan quest
Africa - OECD standards taken up in fight against conflict minerals
ICMM releases a Guide on mining and Indigenous Peoples
Chile miners: rescue joy must not derail focus on why mine collapse happened
Recommended event - International Initiatives for Sustainable Gold Mining in Nariño, Colombia
Fairtrade and Fairmined gold at the International Jewellery London 2010
ARM at the International Mining Show, Medellin, 6-8 October 2010
Women miners from all around the world meet in the Philippines
Notes from the International Forum on Opportunities and Challenges for Public Policy in ASM (Bolivia)
Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold - new brochure released
Colombia: In tado everything that shines is gold
In Peru: MEM has formalized 13,000 miners in the last three years
In Peru: Voluntary mining contribution will be up to 2015 to benefit more people
IJL Great Debate argues ethics
New paper released on benefits of artisanal mining
Growing interest in formalized artisanal miners in various regions of the country
In Peru, CIBJO sign US$6.2mln agreement on jewelry training program
Bolivia: International Forum on Opportunities and Challenges for Public Policy in ASM
Gerry Brownlee: Responsible mining can boost our economy
RSC. Growing global commitment from jewelers towards responsible gold.
Zimbabwe meets diamond rights standards
Gold looks green as Fairtrade goes mining
Fairtrade and Fairmined gold standards
Informal Mining generates ilegal annual sales, around US$600 million
Shades of Green
Fairtrade standard launched for gold
FLO, ARM Certify Fair Trade Gold Standards
Handmade Jewellery Ethically Makes Its Way Out of Third World Nations With This Fair Earth
Fairtrade and ARM create historic partnership
Mining & Metals Sector Supplement now ready for digging!
Venezuela: del "oro negro" al "oro" a secas

 

 

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