ITRI comments on the UN Group of Experts final report S2017/672 16th August 2017 on the Democratic Republic of the Congo extended pursuant to Security Council resolution 2293 (2016) addressed to the President of the Security Council. As the only operational traceability and due diligence system in the DRC the Group discusses the iTSCi programme, including some instances of poor implementation of tag controls, potential movement of minerals between mine sites and so on. iTSCi is currently working on a large scale across seven provinces, continues to co-operate with the Group, and has provided further detailed responses to these highlighted issues.