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  • Briefing Note
    Mining Tax Policy Responses to COVID-19

    Mining Tax Policy Responses to COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a humanitarian crisis.The level and type of relief required will vary by sector, and company, which is why IGF and ATAF have prepared this guide in English, French, and Spanish for resource-rich developing countries specifically. Read More
  • Report
    2020 IGF-PDAC-WEF Sustainability Forum: The Future of Work in the Minerals Industry

    2020 IGF-PDAC-WEF Sustainability Forum: The Future of Work in the Minerals Industry

    On February 29, 2020, the IGF, PDAC, and WEF co-hosted the Sustainability Forum, which focused on The Future of Work in the Minerals Industry. Read More
  • Blog
    We Need a Global Stimulus Package to Avoid a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

    We Need a Global Stimulus Package to Avoid a COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

    The loss of income for billions of people could be the most devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it's directly connected to a pending hunger crisis. Read More
  • Blog
    Postponing Major Environmental Summits Is The Right Thing To Do

    Postponing Major Environmental Summits Is The Right Thing To Do

    The decision to delay conferences in light of COVID-19 will not only protect public health, it may also lead to more equitable governance. Read More
  • Blog
    Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Give the 2020 Environmental Agenda a Much-Needed Boost?

    Could the COVID-19 Pandemic Give the 2020 Environmental Agenda a Much-Needed Boost?

    COVID-19 has changed everything. But if we take the right steps and trust science, there's potential for a lot of good to happen. Read More
  • Report
    Analyse comparative des textes juridiques applicables à l'exploitation minière artisanale de l'or dans l'espace UEMOA

    Analyse comparative des textes juridiques applicables à l'exploitation minière artisanale de l'or dans l'espace UEMOA

    Soutenir l’innovation et promouvoir des pratiques vertueuses dans l’exploitation artisanale de l’or à travers des réformes législatives dans l’espace UEMOA. Read More
  • Blog
    Three Ways the Coronavirus is Shaping Sustainable Development

    Three Ways the Coronavirus is Shaping Sustainable Development

    This pandemic and the global recovery from it will impact the future of sustainable development. Here are three key themes that are emerging. Read More
  • Commentary
    Help Canada’s workers now—but don’t lock us into a high-carbon future

    Help Canada’s workers now—but don’t lock us into a high-carbon future

    Instead of a bailout for Canada's oil and gas sector, government and industry should pursue investments that will help develop new energy solutions and markets: IISD's Richard Florizone in The Hill Times. Read More
  • Blog
    Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Who will pay for Alberta's orphan wells?

    Alberta's orphan wells require proper decommissioning to prevent harm to the environment and surrounding community. Who will pay for this? Read More
  • Best Practices
    IISD Best Practices Series: Terminating a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    IISD Best Practices Series: Terminating a Bilateral Investment Treaty

    This paper examines recent state practice in bilateral investment treaty (BIT) terminations and related drafting, along with presenting options for states interested in addressing their stock of older BITs through termination and renegotiation. Read More