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Regional civil society involvement in the monitoring, surveillance, qualification and validation of mining sites is one of major goals COSOC-GL intends to reach. A mining site may be qualified as green, yellow or red on the basis of compliance or non-compliance with international and national requirements. The validation and qualification of mine sites are based upon the following 5 key aspects:

  1. Conflict
  2. Working conditions
  3. Environment
  4. Transparency
  5. Community development

Cooperative practice within the artisanal small scale mining operators’ association “COOPERAMMA” in Masisi, North Kivu
Based on information that the cooperative COOPERAMMA might apply good practices regarding its governance, which might be transferable to the other cooperatives,  the nonprofit NGO ..more info »
New member organizations selected at the general ordinary assembly of COSOC-GL
The 4th  Ordinary General Assembly of  COSOC-GL held from 25 to 27 February 2016, in Bukavu, South Kivu Province, the Democratic Republic of Congo has ..more info »
UN guiding principles implementation by extractive companies remains a challenge in the DRC
The fourth forum on businesses and human right was held from 16 to 18 November 2015 in Geneva, Swissland.-An UN Council's initiative ..more info »
ICGLR RFP link for recruiting its regional database architecture designer
The ICGLR Secretariat has launched the process of establishment and operationalisation of its Regional Database on Mineral flows ..more info »
The list of 100 Top Leaders of influence on “Conflict Minerals” 2016
Assent  Compliance Research on the list of 100 Top Leaders of influence on "Conflict Minerals" 2016 was led by Lucas Taylor of the ..more info »
The NGO Justice Pour Tous analytical overview on the Subsidary Twangiza Mining in Lwinja, South Kivu, the DR Congo
Justice Pour Tous Social-economical and environmental impacts of industrial mining on local communities in South Kivu Luhwindja, a locality of gold in Mwenga territory, ..more info »
Overview on the current mining sector status in the province of Maniema, South Kivu, the Democratic republic of Congo
This report presents current mining situation in the province of Maniema and focuses on the mining and tracking process status in this Province ..more info »
The fourth ordinary general Assembly of COSOC-GL
The 4th General Assembly of COSOC-GL took place in Bukavu, the Democratic Republic of Congo from 25th to 27th Februar 2016 ..more info »
Liberté Maniema 1rst Weekly bulletin as of February 8, 2016
Liberté Maniema, a COSOC-GL member NGO based in Maniema, Province of Kindu in Eastern DR Congo has released its first weekly bulletin on human rights ..more info »

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