Events & News

June 13 2024

Mining the Connections Conference: An Even More Enriching and Diverse Second Edition!

From 21 to 23 May 2024, the second edition of the international conference Mining the Connections was held at the Kenzi Rose Garden Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco!

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April 02 2024

Call for Papers - 74th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Geographers

The Department of Geography at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador will host the 74th CAG Annual Meeting in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador,  August 14-18, 2024! ! 

Session Title: Mining, legacy waste, and logics of extractivism

Session Type: Regular Talk (15-...

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January 24 2024

Regards croisés sur les défis de la mise en œuvre du consentement préalable, libre et éclairé

A recently published book, edited by Thierry Rodon, principal investigator of the MinErAL network, and Martin Papillon, is now available.

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December 07 2023

Meetings with the communities of the VKP region

Members and partners of the MinErAL network visited several Kanak communities in New Caledonia's Northern Province from August 15 to 20, 2023. 

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December 01 2023

10th World Conference on Ecological Restoration

The 10th World Conference on Ecological Restoration was held in person on 26-30 September 2023 in Darwin, Australia. The conference features sessions aimed at promoting ecological restoration for the benefit of nature and communities.

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October 02 2023

Socio-sanitary characterization of male and female residents in the communities of Ahouliy and Mibleden, located in Midelt Province, Morocco.

The mission was conducted as part of the International Associated Laboratory "Sciences, Environment, Societies, and Mining Activity" (LIA SESAM) in the Midelt province, specifically targeting the former mining sites of Mibladen and Ahouliy.

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Featured Projects


Beyond Hot Air. Conversations around critical raw materials supply for the ‘green’ transition

Beyond Hot Air is a conversation. It is an international, multi-stakeholder initiative that explores the complex landscape of mineral raw materials supply for the ‘...

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Interactions between International Trade and Investments Law and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in mining projects

Trade and investment agreements are key elements of mining projects. In particular, decision to invest in a mining project depends on the existing legal protection provided by bilateral or...

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Realising Indigenous Rights: Effective Implementation of Agreements

Negotiated agreements now constitute a critical component of almost all encounters between Indigenous peoples and the extractive industry in Australia and Canada, and are rapidly becoming more...

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