This article draws from Dr. O’Faircheallaigh’s direct experience supporting negotiated agreements between indigenous communities and companies in Australia and Canada, reflecting on the role of women in negotiations, specific conditions … Read More
Rio Tinto’s 2010 report on gender considerations, “Why Gender Matters”, is a resource guide on the gendered impacts of mining, including with regard to negotiations and consultations, socioeconomic and environmental … Read More
With the Melbourne Business School, Oxfam Australia hosted their seventh Sustainable Mining Symposium focusing on gender in the extractives industries. Participants discussed the gendered impacts of the extractives industries in … Read More
This research considers gender issues associated with negotiating and implementing agreements between local communities and Australian mining companies.
This document contains a “How to guide” outlining key elements of agreements, good practices for inclusive engagement in agreement-making, and practical guidance for planning for successful implementation and monitoring.
Community protocols articulate the decision-making processes of an indigenous community clarify the protocol for how a company or government should approach a request for consent. Natural Justice worked with regional … Read More
Dr. Ciaran O’Faircheallaigh’s research reviews agreement outcomes based on analysis of 45 negotiations between Aboriginal peoples and mining companies across Australia. It also includes detailed case studies of four negotiations … Read More
The International Council on Mining and Metals has produced this “Integrated Mine Closure Practice Guide” which shares good practices for planning, preparing, and resourcing for closure throughout the life of … Read More
The University of Queensland, with several industry partners, has formed a three-year consortium to research the social, political, economic, and dynamics associated with mine closure and related transitions for communities.
Dr. Deanna Kemp provided a webinar overview of social aspects of closure to the FPIC Dialogue in September 2019. You may view a recording of the presentation here:… Read More