Completed event15.15.2022 3-5 pm CET, OnlineInternational Day of Women in Mining 2022
International Women in Mining is initiating International Women in Mining Day for the first time in 2022 and celebrating the day with an online event. You can register here (External link).
Completed event16.06.2022 2-4 pm CET, OnlineGender Dimensions of Child Labour in the Mining Sector
On June 16, the Women's Rights and Mining Working Group, with support from X4D, is hosting an online event on child labour in the extractive sector and its gender context. International experts will share their experiences and discuss how to combat child labour through a gender lens. Register here (External link).
Completed event07.-10.11.2022, in personIGF Annual General Meeting
This year's Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forums on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development takes place between 07-10 November. For further information, please click here (External link).
Events in the Extractives Sector
Who are we?
On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Sector Programme "Extractives and Development" (X4D) is jointly implemented by the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
The Sector Programme "Extractives and Development" supports the BMZ in shaping the national and international development policy agenda in the extractive sector through its own impulses and innovations, and advises the BMZ continuously and comprehensively on economic and policy issues related to extractives.