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Partner Session:15th OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

Partner Session:15th OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

Where from? Bouncing back post-COVID and supporting due diligence along the supply chain Now that we are entering a new phase of the pandemic, it is a good time to take stock, reflect on and get real views on what resilience in due diligence programmes over the past...

ITSCI launches electronic data collection in Burundi

ITSCI launches electronic data collection in Burundi

In late 2021, ITSCI rolled out electronic data collection as a new tool to further develop the Burundian government’s capacity in the 3T mining sector and greatly improve data accuracy, transmissivity speeds and reliability as well as work efficiency. After seven...

ITSCI Programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2020 to Oct 2021

ITSCI Programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2020 to Oct 2021

ITSCI has issued its 2020/2021 Incident Review. The report provides an overview of our achievements working with stakeholders in risk mitigation relating to mineral supply chains from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda from 1 November 2020...

New study gives hope for endangered gorillas in eastern DRC

New study gives hope for endangered gorillas in eastern DRC

A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has revealed that the global population estimate of critically endangered Grauer's gorillas (Gorilla beringei graueri) is now 6,800 individuals compared to a previous global estimate of 3,800 individuals. ...

Volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Volcanic eruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo

On Saturday 22 May 2021, Mount Nyiragongo situated in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, near the capital city of Goma erupted. From Monday, repeated tremors raised concerns about another eruption. One tremor has reached a 5.1 magnitude. The...

ITSCI’s session at the OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

ITSCI’s session at the OECD Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains

A decade of success: Reflections and lessons learned from ITSCI by the International Tin Association ITSCI will host a partner session at the OECD - OCDE’s 14th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains on 26 April 2021. Since 2010, the International Tin Supply Chain...

ITSCI Programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2019 to Oct 2020

ITSCI Programme Incident & Outcome Review Nov 2019 to Oct 2020

ITSCI has issued its 2019/2020 Incident Review. The report gives an overview of the success of stakeholders working with the ITSCI Programme to achieve risk mitigation relating to mineral supply chains from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda and...

ITSCI’s Annual Report is now available

ITSCI’s Annual Report is now available

We are pleased to share our 2019 Annual Report. Despite the many challenges of operating in high-risk environments, our programme grew in scope. We cover more than 2,250 mine sites and hold a unique position in 3T responsible sourcing through our collaboration with...