On 1st November 2022, PanNature joint with more than 230 civil society organisations from 62 countries to send a statement to the world leaders attending the United Nation’s COP 27 climate summit in Egypt to urge that human rights and the environment must be protected in the scramble to extract minerals used in clean energy technologies.
In order to introduce the Resource Management Index and assessment results on minning industries in 2017, discuss the current situation and efforts to innovate the effective governance model of Vietnam's mining industry, 30 January, Vietnam Mining Coalitionand and PanNature in collaboration with the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) to organize the workshop “Promoting Effective Governance of the Mining Industry” to promote effective governance of the mining industry in Vietnam.
Experts have warned that excessive mining could lead to the disappearance of titanium from Vietnam, for the resource is not abundant as many have thought. Local pundits gathered at a conference in Phan Thiet City, located in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, on Saturday morning to discuss the exploitation and consumption of titanium in the Southeast Asian country. During the gathering, which was organized by the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA) and the provincial People’s Committee, multiple issues in the mining of the resource in Binh Thuan were pointed out.
Implementing the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) will help Vi?t Nam fight corruption in the resources extraction sector, participants were told at a workshop held yesterday in Hà N?i. EITI is a global standard for governance when it comes to a country’s oil, gas and mineral resources, and is implemented by governments in collaboration with companies and civil society. Countries implementing EITI disclose information on tax payments, licenses, contracts, production and other key elements around resource extraction.