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Conflict Minerals and the Democratic Republic of Congo

2015-6-3 · resources for participants in the multi-stakeholder Democratic Republic of Congo Conflict Minerals Forum, held May 12-13 in Washington, DC, and has been updated to reflect learnings from that forum. The Forum was jointly convened

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(PDF) Coltan, Congo and Conflict - ResearchGate

The goal of this chapter is to examine the connection between coltan mining and. violence in the DRC. A better understanding of the role of coltan in the Congo.

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Congo: Diamond Mining and Conflict

2017-4-7 · Harm Sites: The Democratic Republic of Congo and its immediate neighbors. III. CONFLICT ASPECTS. 9. Type of Conflict. Civil/Ethnic 10. Level of Conflict. Low/High 11. Fatality Level of Dispute. Officials of the International Rescue Committee estimate that 1.7 million people have died as a result of fighting in the area.

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The Future of Conflict in Mining - Political Violence at a ...

2020-10-27 · The Future of Conflict in Mining. A mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo courtesy of Julien Harneis. On June 17, 2019, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) army deployed close to 800 troops in an attack on its own citizens. The soldiers torched the small village of Kafwaya in an effort to expel more than 10,000 artisanal miners ...

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This is how the Congo supplies 'conflict ... -

2013-9-22 · This is how the Congo supplies ‘conflict minerals’ to the IT world. National Geographic describes miners in Congo as “an antlike army expending millions of calories and gallons of sweat to ...

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Behind the Problem of Conflict Minerals in DR Congo ...

2011-4-19 · A map of mining sites in eastern Congo has already been available for a few years thanks to the work carried out by the International Peace Information Service. This map serves as a basis for traceability and certification initiatives. [fn] The interactive map of mineral sites produced by the IPIS, here. Instructions on how to use the map here.

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(PDF) Mineral Resources and Conflicts in DRC: A

We estimate the impact of geo-located mining concessions on the number of conflict events recorded in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between

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Conflict Minerals in the Democratic Republic of Congo

2020-4-29 · The economic, social, and environmental impacts created by conflict minerals in the DRC illustrate the adverse impacts of corporate social irresponsibility. Mineral resources such as gold, tin, tungsten, and tantalum are natural resources found in plentiful quantities in the Eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush | The New Yorker

2021-5-24 · Congo became mired in a series of wars in which more people were killed than in any other conflict since the Second World War. ... cobalt ore. Upon my arrival at the mine, ... in Congo’s mining ...

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Conflict Mining in Democratic Republic of Congo Discussion

2022-1-22 · Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R. Congo) has long been embroiled in a sprawling regional conflict fueled by ethnic tensions and access to valuable natural resources. This conflict has involved six nations and various rebel militias and

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Essay: Conflict minerals and mining in the Congo

2015-9-30 · – Conflict mineral is a term that describes the minerals mined in conditions of armed conflict and human rights abuse, in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. These include ‘the 3 T’s’ which are tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold.

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Conflict Minerals in the Congo - Colby College

The conflict in the Congo has many different aspects. It began largely because of ethnic tensions, political strife, and land rights. However, this conflict has evolved into a conflict of profit that is largely fueled by the mineral rich mines in the

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(PDF) Mineral Resources and Conflicts in DRC: A Case of ...

We estimate the impact of geo-located mining concessions on the number of conflict events recorded in the Democratic Republic of the Congo between 1997 and 2007. Instrumenting the variable of ...

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Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in ... - Crisis Group

2020-6-30 · Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in DR Congo’s Mining Heartland | Crisis Group. An artisanal miner works at Tilwizembe, a former industrial copper-cobalt mine, outside of Kolwezi, the capital city of Lualaba

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Behind the Problem of Conflict Minerals in DR Congo ...

2011-4-19 · A map of mining sites in eastern Congo has already been available for a few years thanks to the work carried out by the International Peace Information Service. This map serves as a basis for traceability and certification initiatives. [fn] The interactive map of mineral sites produced by the IPIS, here. Instructions on how to use the map here.

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How is the Conflict in the Congo Linked to the Cassiterite ...

The Congo is important to the world market because it contains roughly a third of the world’s cassiterite ore reserves and produces about 4% of the world’s tin supply. Cassiterite was first discovered in the Kivus back in 1910, and by the 1940s, Congo

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Conflict Minerals in the Democratic ... - Amakella Publishing

2020-4-29 · The economic, social, and environmental impacts created by conflict minerals in the DRC illustrate the adverse impacts of corporate social irresponsibility. Mineral resources such as gold, tin, tungsten, and tantalum are natural resources found in plentiful quantities in the Eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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Home: Cobalt, Congo and a mass artisanal mining

2021-5-13 · To resolve cobalt’s conflicted dynamics, Congo is embarking on what will be the world’s largest mass experiment to try to formalise the

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Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in DR Congo’s ...

2020-6-30 · Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in DR Congo’s Mining Heartland I. Introduction In June and July 2019, soldiers entered the two largest industrial mining sites in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 1 Their mission was to remove more than 10,000 artisanal miners, men and women who had been encroaching on these sites, indi-

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Congo mining ban: a first step towards ending ‘conflict ...

A new ban on mining in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could provide breathing space for fundamental reforms to resolve conflict and instability in the mineral-rich area but protection of civilians must remain paramount in the weeks that follow, said campaign group Global Witness today. The ban should be followed by concrete measures that enable miners to work free from

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Behind the Problem of Conflict Minerals in DR Congo ...

2011-4-19 · A map of mining sites in eastern Congo has already been available for a few years thanks to the work carried out by the International Peace Information Service. This map serves as a basis for traceability and certification initiatives. [fn] The interactive map of mineral sites produced by the IPIS, here. Instructions on how to use the map here.

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Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in DR Congo’s ...

2020-6-30 · Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in DR Congo’s Mining Heartland | Crisis Group. An artisanal miner works at Tilwizembe, a former industrial copper-cobalt mine, outside of Kolwezi, the capital city of Lualaba

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Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in DR Congo’s ...

2020-6-30 · Mineral Concessions: Avoiding Conflict in DR Congo’s Mining Heartland I. Introduction In June and July 2019, soldiers entered the two largest industrial mining sites in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). 1 Their mission was to remove more than 10,000 artisanal miners, men and women who had been encroaching on these sites, indi-

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How is the Conflict in the Congo Linked to the Cassiterite ...

The Congo is important to the world market because it contains roughly a third of the world’s cassiterite ore reserves and produces about 4% of the world’s tin supply. Cassiterite was first discovered in the Kivus back in 1910, and by the 1940s, Congo

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Case Study: Democratic Republic of Congo Artisanal

2021-9-14 · Case Study: Democratic Republic of Congo Artisanal Mining and Conflict Minerals Study1 I. Case Study Overview Research Question The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a vast country located in the Great Lakes region of Africa. It has nearly 77 million inhabitants, and ranks 176th on the 2016 United Nations Human Development Index (UNHDI).2

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How multi-nationals are causing conflict in the Congo ...

2018-4-11 · The conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has become mainly about access to the minerals, and who controls and trades minerals such as coltan, diamond, copper, cobalt and gold. the role of the private sector in the exploitation of natural resources and the continuation of the war has been vital. Many companies have been involved and have ...

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Home: Cobalt, Congo and a mass artisanal mining

2021-5-13 · To resolve cobalt’s conflicted dynamics, Congo is embarking on what will be the world’s largest mass experiment to try to formalise the

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Tracking Conflict Minerals In Congo | Inside Science

2010-12-8 · The most valuable of the conflict minerals -- minerals mined in areas of armed conflict and other human rights abuses -- is gold, but it is often chemically altered at the mine and is at this point essentially untraceable. Tantalum is often found combined with several major and minor components in an ore called coltan, the industry term for a ...

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The Mining of Coltan: Chances are Your Smartphone Was ...

2017-9-25 · Although the last Congo War ended in 2003, the conflict and bloodshed continue, with a legacy of child soldiers and sex slaves, over 200,000 women and children raped, and over 5 million dead ...

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