Stories from the Field

ITSCI continues to roll out joint tag management in the DRC

ITSCI continues to roll out joint tag management in the DRC

ITSCI continues to roll out the joint tag management procedures throughout the Republic Democratic of Congo (DRC). These procedures build local stakeholder capacities and state services accountability by drawing together all responsible parties to collaborate in the...

Addressing OECD Annex II risks with partners in the DRC

Addressing OECD Annex II risks with partners in the DRC

At ITSCI, we record, verify and report progress in addressing all OECD Annex II risks through our incident management system. In March 2022, for instance, it was reported that a group of armed and uniformed agents of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of...

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PAUSE IN THE RMI RECOGNITION PROCESS OF ITSCI

PAUSE IN THE RMI RECOGNITION PROCESS OF ITSCI


OVERVIEW From the Memo issued by RMI on 18th December 2023 ‘Status of ITSCI application for upstream recognition and support for smelter RMAP’ it has become evident for the first time that RMI does not consider our common January 2023 Understanding of the recognition...

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ITSCI appoints new Programme Manager

ITSCI appoints new Programme Manager

ITSCI has announced the appointment of a new Programme Manager, Mickaël Daudin, who took over the role on 16 September 2022. Mickaël has significant experience in mineral supply chain due diligence, including risk assessment and mitigation in Conflict-Affected and...

No current impact of M23 non-state armed group on ITSCI minerals

No current impact of M23 non-state armed group on ITSCI minerals

In media reporting of the recent activities of the M23 rebel group many outlets make generalised statements on armed group presence in the ‘mineral-rich east’ of DRC and imply connections between minerals and funding of conflict. ITSCI can clarify that as of today,...

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ITSCI tagging resumes in Masisi territory, North Kivu Province, DRC

ITSCI tagging resumes in Masisi territory, North Kivu Province, DRC

In past weeks, the security situation in Masisi territory, North Kivu Province, has positively improved. Congolese military forces as well as military forces from the East-African Community (EAC) have retaken control over several locations in the territory, including...