PPA May 13, 2016 Alignment Meeting Summary and Documents Now Available
Jun 23, 2016
On May 13, the PPA convened its eighth Alignment Session following the ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains in Paris. In addition to the PPA’s tripartite Governance Committee, the meeting was attended by representatives of the ICGLR and its member states, as well as in-region systems operators. Discussion covered: implementation of the Regional Certification Mechanism and opportunities to collaborate and strengthen its implementation, alignment and credibility; updates from the Independent Mineral Chain Auditor Office; and opportunities to harmonize and improve efficiency of information collection and sharing by upstream organizations and governments with downstream industry and civil society. RESOLVE’s summary of updates, challenges, considerations, and next steps has been posted to the PPA website.
Materials shared at or following the meeting are available (or will be posted when available) below: