Training program on the OECD due diligence guidance for responsible mineral supply chains from conflict-affected and high-risk areas
Date: September 23, 2022 – September 22, 2026
Countries: Colombia, Peru, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, and Ivory Coast
Donors: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), European Union (UE)
Implementer: Alliance for Responsible Mining
To foster a shared understanding of the Due Diligence Guidance among the stakeholders and allow the OECD Secretariat to involve new companies, government officials, and civil society organizations in the implementation of the Guidance.
- Artisanal and small-scale miners
- Large-scale mining companies
- Local refiners, traders, intermediaries, international traders
- Central and local government authorities, including the Ministries of Mines, National Mining Agencies, Formalization officials, and the law enforcement officials
- Local civil society, the academic world, and the Human Rights Officials
- Representatives of the pertinent international organization
- Development of training modules and tools.
- Mapping and selection of participants among the private sector, civil society, and governments.
- Training organization and management for the selected audience.
- Periodical follow-up of the activities to keep the training results and encourage continuous use of the contents they encompass.
- Improve the dissemination and awareness of due diligence practices recommended by the OECD guidance throughout the whole supply chain.
- Increase the involvement of new stakeholders of the supply chain in the implementation of the OECD Guidance.